Jean Gerbino (1876-1966) Mosaique Ceramic Vase Art pottery Vallauris, France, early 20th century Urn-form, the body with multicolored "tesserae," at the shoulder a pale blue band decorated with stylized flowers in red, turquoise, and copper, impressed marks Gerbino, Vallauris (AM), ht. 11 in.
Note: Born in Sicily, Gerbino emigrated first to Algeria and then to France, where he developed the "mosaique" process based on Asian marbled ceramic techniques. Estimate $400-600
No visible damage or repairs.
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