Antique terracotta cruche w/ pale yellow glaze 15¼"

SKU: 16966

A lovely pale yellow jug from Provence dating from the late nineteenth century featuring top and side carrying handles and a small pouring spout. Glazed terracotta 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 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. Water potteries: The Waters of the Earth, of the Body and of the Sky: Exhibition, Aubagne, Chapelle Des Pénitents Noirs, June 16-September 16, 2007. Lucie Éd., 2008. See photos to note some pitting to glaze. 

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 15¼" high x 9¾" wide x 9¾" deep
Approx. overall 39cm high x 25cm wide x 25cm deep

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