RESERVED Large 19th-century French terracotta jar w/ green glazed interior - 20½" diameter

SKU: 17927

US$1,444

RESERVED

Similar to a Tian jar but with a pouring beak and handles, this large antique French green glazed terracotta mixing bowl dates from the end of the nineteenth century, southwest France. First used as a multifunctional large bowl to wash clothes or vegetables for example. The interior is fully glazed with a beautiful green color that reaches the rim and ribbed handles. The tapered exterior exhibits its natural unglazed terracotta.

A charming piece of Provençal history to mix into your daily life and décor. It will make a fabulous central table decoration filled with citrus or a floral arrangement. It could also serve as a large cooler filled with ice for drinks. Note the beak and interior exhibit minor chips as seen in photos.

See similar examples in Poteries d’Eaux. 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 8¾" high x 20½" wide w/ beak x 20" deep w/ handles
Approx. overall 22cm high x 52cm wide w/ beak x 51cm deep w/ handles

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