Émile Tessier created out-of-the-ordinary earthenware from 1928-1971. Tessier was the most emblematic ceramist of Malicorne in central France.
This superb pitcher is highly decorative and has the signature ET underneath. c. 1960 The fleur de lys is the symbol of French royalty. The twisted handle is a signature feature of Tessier's work.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 6" diameter x 9¾" wide including handle x 10¼" high
Approx. overall 15cm diameter x 25cm wide including handle x 26cm high