Although the moody, irregular glazes of Decouer’s pots suggest Asian-influenced experiments of the late-nineteenth-century French ceramics industry, his bold, simple forms are typical of the Art Deco era.
Marking: (incised on bottom): EDecoeur [E backwards; integrated with D]; [inverted triangle]; [in ink]: FRANCE
Ex collection Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman, New York
Ex collection Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman Jr., New York
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011.