Valérie Courtet, Crocodile and bird, glazed stoneware sculpture
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Valérie Courtet, signed.
Glazed stoneware sculpture figuring a crocodile holding a small bird in its paws.
The crocodile is standing. It’s back, head and tail skin is searrated and with small plates relief, slightly iridescent dark green colored. Its smooth belly is covered by light green colored scales. Its teeth are visible on its closed jaws sides.
The small bird is black with yellow beak and paws and look at the crocodile.
French contemporary work.
Dimensions : H 75 x W 39 x D 30 cm.
Reference : OP423
Valérie Courtet is a French artist who learned with Jacques Peiffer, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, in the Saint-Jean l’Aigle de Longwy Manufacture, how to apprehend the terracotta, how to mold oven it then, finally, glazed it.
The Valerie Courtet animals might be represented alone or in group as here, to show bridges which can exist between different animals, improbable coexistences that happened before our eyes. She composed a scene with colors that animals offer and she adopts the motto “unity makes strength” thanks to her animals compositions welded each other by the enamel.
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