"Pitcher Vase With Arms Sandstone By Bouffioulx Roger Guérin"Bouffioulx stoneware pitcher vase by Roger Guérin, bearing the reference 161 / E and hand-signed under the base. Glazed blue-dominated sandstone, decorated with a medallion coat of arms on the belly, black enameled interior. Piece 34 cm high, in very good condition. A small enamel jump without incidence since placed under the base. Roger Guérin was born in Jumet in Belgium in 1896. He showed a keen interest in ceramics from an early age and enrolled at the Charleroi Labor University where he took pottery lessons with Willem Delsaux. Between 1915 and 1945, he created "grand feu salted sandstone" in a single firing (around 1300 °). He also became a professor at the Higher Institute of Decorative Arts in La Cambre in Brussels from 1934 to 1939. Perfect in his achievements, he sought artistic collaborations and edited vases and sculptures for renowned artists such as Marcel Wolfers, Angelo Hecq, Cris Hagterberg ... He took part in numerous exhibitions and notably obtained a silver medal at the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris in 1925. His recognition being international, he will be found in 1947 at the Galerie Jensen in New York.