Mithé Espelt, Sparrow mirror, Ceramic, circa 1960, France
Mithé Espelt (1923-2020), Sparrow mirror,
Enamelled ceramic decorated with sparrows and flowers enhanced with gold,
The back covered with green velvet,
circa 1960, France.
Measures : Height 25,5 cm, length 21,5 cm
Mithé Espelt (1923-2020) is a major French ceramic artist who bequeathed us a remarkable collection of jewels, small mirrors and secret boxes. Very young, when the notoriety of success reaches out to her, she chooses the shade and decides not to sign her creations. Which is the reason why many indiscriminate observers have long attributed them to François Lembo, Georges Jouve or even Denise Gatard ...