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Contact Details

Studio: Chateau Louy, Restigné, France, 37140.
Telephone: +00 33 24796 9522
Email:
Web-site: palissy.monsite.wanadoo.fr
Availability: Available All year. Please phone first.

Directions: Loire valley, France, between Tours and Saumur.

Second Website: palissy-2.monsite.wanadoo.fr
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Last Updated: 2011-09-04

Current Work

Current Work

Palissyware both traditional and contemporary.

Work generally available from:
Linda Horn. New York.
Jack Orman Collection. Atlanta.
Galerie ANAGAMA. St Germain-en-Laye.France.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Plaster Moulds - Over 600 handmade plaster moulds.
Clay - Fine white earthenware fired at 1050°C.
Glazes Multiple firings (x 2-6) of earthenware and adventurine glazes at 1000°C.electric kiln.

History

History

Studied Architecture.
25 Years of furniture restoration.
Self taught Ceramist after a ‘ Road to Damascus experience' involving Bernard Palissy.

Collections

Collections

Musée des Beaux Arts. TOURS. France. Biggest public collection of 19th Century Palissyware
Marshal Katz collection.Biggest private Palissyware collection.

Selected Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions

2005
February - October. Musee Bernard Palissy, St. Avit. France.
8 March - 8 April. Galerie ANAGAMA. St Germain. France
5 - 8 May. Open Day. COTIGNAC. Provence

Work Styles

Work Styles

Palissyware
Earthenware
Trompe l'oeil