Antique French Orjol cruche - yellow ocher 13¾"

SKU: 16337

Dating from the nineteenth century, this lovely rich yellow demi-glazed Orjol water cruche with would be a delightful piece to add to a collection of French pottery. Note the splash of yellow glaze drips around the piece. 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 13¾" high w/ handle x 10¼" wide w/ handle and spout x 8¼" diameter
Approx. overall 35cm high w/ handle x 26cm wide w/ handle and spout x 21cm diameter

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