Kanti pitchers are from the Languedoc region of south west France. They are similar to water cruches except that they are entirely closed on top - there is no lid to open and close (or lose!) They were originally used for fetching water from the village fountain.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 10¾" high x 8¼" diameter externally
Approx. overall 27cm high x 21cm diameter externally
See similar example in Poteries d’Eaux, page 49.
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.