Théodore Deck, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Théodore Deck

ceramic artist

Date of Birth: 02-Jan-1823

Place of Birth: Guebwiller, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 15-May-1891

Profession: ceramist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Théodore Deck

  • Joseph-Théodore Deck (2 January 1823 – 15 May 1891) was a 19th-century French potter.
  • Born in Guebwiller, Haut-Rhin, he began learning the trade in his early 20s, moving to Paris at age 24.
  • In 1856 he established his own faience workshop, Joseph-Théodore Deck Ceramique Française, and began to experiment Islamic style of ceramic making, and in particular the Iznik style.
  • In the 1880s he also worked in the Chinese tradition, also collaborating with Raphaël Collin, and other artists of the time.
  • He died in Paris. In 1887 he published a treatise under the title La Faïence, which is available in facsimile online.

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