Yerevan faience factory

Initially there was a small ceramic workshop at the Yerevan cement factory. But in 1947 or 1948 the Yerevan faience factory was organised on the basis of this workshop. At first the factory used German shapes and forms.

Only in the end of 40s the painters came to the factory. These were painter and sculptor R. L. Simonjan (Series "Armenian dancing" was her work during 1948-1949) and sculptor-ceramist Vagan Teruni (since 1953 he was floor manager of artistic workshop).

In 60s new generation of creators came to the factory. Among them were D. Babajan and A. Chakmakchjan.

In 1976 the workshop, which had manufactured figures, was closed.

In 1988 the factory ceased to exist.

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