Ceramic fondue set 'Vallauris'

Article code V0107
Handmade ceramic fondue set, from the town of Vallauris, in the south of France, famous for its ceramics with characteristic pattern. Timeless, trendy and perfect this time of year.
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  • fondue pot & base h: 28cm Ø18cm
  • 4 bowles Ø 8cm
  • Vintage but good condition
  • Cup of fuel paste to be put in the base

Vallauris is a commune in the Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur Region in southeastern France. It is located in the metropolitan area, and is today effectively an extension of the town of Antibes, bordering it on its west side. Famous for its unique ceramics.

In 1948 Picasso came to live in Vallauris, where he stayed until 1955. During his time in the town, he created a great many sculptures and paintings including his mural War and Peace, one of the major artworks of the period. He also developed a fascination for the techniques of ceramics and linocuts.