Louis Lourioux rare French art pottery jug, c1920
Superb Louis Lourioux rare French stoneware art pottery jug from around 1920. .
Decorated with wild animals on green enamel background, it has an interesting glaze and a fluted lip, in echoes of French medieval pottery jugs. Lourioux (1874-1930) is something of a ceramists’ ceramist. Noted for the originality of his glazes, his career straddled the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods with style.
It is signed with the inked she-wolf signature, one of two signatures used by Lourioux.
Height 19cm / 7 inches
Width 18cm / 7¼ inches
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