Trained by his father Aristide, he exhibits his works shortly before 1914 at the Salon des Artistes Indépendants.
After working during the war in a factory of fire-ceramics, he settles down in Moret-sur-Loing then comes back to Paris where he studies at l'Ecole des Arts Décoratifs.
Henri CHAUMEIL takes part in the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs, and his fame keeps growing.
With the help of his son Paul (1902-1984) he achieves a style of ornamental and utilitarian china of irreproachable quality, thus confirming his perfect mastery of "petit feu" ceramics.
Geo ROUARD sells Henri CHAUMEIL's pieces in his gallery.