Dating from the late nineteenth century, this superb water pitcher is from the coastal village of Aubagne. It is very rare to find a fully glazed green 'cruche' such as this in such good condition. A lovely piece to display in a collection of French pottery.
See similar example in Poteries d’Eaux, page 60.
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.
Approx. overall 15" high with handle x 9¾" diameter externally
Approx. overall 38cm high with handle x 25cm diameter externally