19th-century French cruche from Val de Saône - large 15¼"

SKU: 16821

This splendid large antique cruche from the nineteenth century comes from the Val de Saône area north of Lyon, France. With designs characteristic of this celebrated pottery region, observe the lovely yellow vertical squiggles decorated with triple dots overtop the faded brown demi-glaze. Ewers like these were used for fetching water from the village fountain for domestic use. This piece would be the perfect addition to an existing collection of pottery or transformed into a table lamp to add a special touch of French to your home. 

See similar examples in Poteries d’Eaux, pages 58-59 and 62-63. Amouric, Henri, et al. Poteries d’eaux: Les Eaux de La Terre, Du Corps et Du Ciel: Exposition, Aubagne, Chapelle Des Pénitents Noirs, 16 Juin-16 Septembre 2007. Lucie Éd., 2008.

Heavy wear and rustic condition consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 15¼" high x 11¾" wide x 11¾" deep
Approx. overall 39cm high x 30cm wide x 30cm deep

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