Antique French Orjol cruche - ochre-yellow 15¾"

SKU: 16335

Dating from the nineteenth century, this lovely rich yellow demi-glazed Orjol water cruche would be a delightful piece to add to a collection of French pottery. Ewers like these were used for fetching water from the village fountain for domestic use. From Castelnaudary, France. 
See similar examples in Poteries d’Eaux, pages 58-59

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.

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 15¾" high w/ handles 11¾" wide including handles 8¾" diameter
Approx. overall 40cm high w/ handles 30cm wide including handles 22cm diameter

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