Recently these superb images of vintage French pottery from some of the potters of Vallauris were posted there by 12Ave - there are a lot more - on the forum page. They inspired me to look around on the web a bit more and re-discover this unique and charming pottery.
The only Vallauris pottery I've had before was from Charles Voltz, it just doesn't come up often here more is the pity.
Covered pots by Jean Derval & Gustave Reynaud for The Mulberry Tree studio - circa 1955
Pitcher, Jean Derval & Gustave Reynaud for Mulberry Tree - circa 1955
From the informative Ansetta website:
Gustave Reynaud (1915-1972) founded the pottery Le Mûrier (Mulberry Tree) in Vallauris in 1955 and produced crockery designed by his brother-in-law Jean Derval as well as vases, wall plaques and anthropomorphic jugs. He also worked with the potter JF Descombes and decorator Michel Barbier. Olivier Roy worked at the studio for 18 months. After Reynaud's death, his wife ran the pottery until 1984
Large flat plate, Albert Thiry (1931-2009) -Vallauris - circa 1950
Large bowl Albert Thiry - Signed Thiry Vallauris - circa 1950
Large Plate, Albert Thiry - Signed Thiry, Vallauris - circa 1950
More about Vallauris pottery HERE
More about Albert Thiry on a fantastic French website HERE where there are 9 pages on Albert Thiry