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Alexandre Bigot

Potter - Mer ( Loir-et-cher) 5 –11-1862 - 11-4-1927 Paris

Won six grand prices on the great exhibition in Paris 1900 for his pottery.

Experimented with types of glazer and made around 1897 numeral architectural designs

He also worked with Siegfried Bing (Paris) “L ‘Art Nouveau” and Maurice Dufrene Edouard Colonna – G Keller and other Paris designers who made several designs for pewter and silver tops that fit on the vases and jugs of Bigot

Bigot has two ateliers one in Mer and in Paris

Around 1910 he take part in the” Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux Arts" and in the “Salon d’Automme“.

The firm ateliers Bigot & Cie closed in 1914

The marks of Alexandre Bigot

Items in our collection

Bigot ceramic tile

Date : 1899

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : A Bigot

width : 6.0. inch / 15.0 cm

Bigot ceramic tiles

Date : 1899

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

In total we have 55 pieces

Bigot wall plaque

Date : 1903

designer : Paul Jouve ( 1878 - 1973)

marked : Gres de Bigot

Ø: 10.0 inch / 25..0 cm

Bigot vase

Date : 1900

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : Gres de Bigot

height : 4.5 inch / 12.0 cm

Bigot jardiniere

Date : 1903

marked : Gres de Bigot

Ø: 15.0 inch / 38.0 cm

Bigot vase

Date : 1899

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : A Bigot

height : 1.5. inch / 3.8 cm

Bigot plate

Date : 1908

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : A Bigot 1908

width : 5.5. inch / 14.0 cm

Bigot candlestick

Date : 1905

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : A Bigot

height : 3.2. inch / 8.0 cm

Bigot lion

Date : 1907

marked : A. Bigot and signed by Jules Lavirotte

lenght : 10.0 inch / 24.0 cm

Bigot ashtray

Date : 1912

designer : Alexandre Bigot (1862 – 1927)

marked : Gres de Bigot

size : 4.0 inch / 10.0 cm