Pair of Large Mid-Century Modern Faux Tortoiseshell Vases Made in France
Made in Paris in the atelier of Jean Roger, this gorgeous pair of large mid-century modern ceramic vases are finished in lacquered faux tortoiseshell. Each vase is encircled by a band of polished nickel. The covers are also lacquered ceramic and are finished in faux macassar ebony. The vases are elegant and beautiful.
The atelier was founded in Paris in 1947, at a time when ceramics were not in vogue. Jean Roger brought the art back. His fifties-inspired creations were a hit worldwide and with fashion houses such as Dior and Chanel.
Dimensions: 21″ height x 7.75″ diameter at the widest point x 6.5″ across the base
Weight of the pair: 9 lbs