Émile Diffloth (1856 – 1933) was a French ceramicist who was born in Couleuvre.
He received his education at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
In 1899, he became artistic director of Kéramis, Belgian pottery owned by Boch Freres in La Louviere. In c1910, he moved to University City, Missouri, to work for Taxile Doat as a ceramics teacher at the School of Ceramic Art. He went back to France. He belonged to the Société des Artistes Françaises.
At the 1929 Salon of the Sociéte des Artistes Français, he was awarded a gold medal. His work was on display at the Galliéra Museum in Paris.
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