Émile Tessier created out of the ordinary earthenware from 1928-1971. He was the most emblematic ceramist of Malicorne in central France.
This superb pitcher is beautifully 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 8¼" wide including handle x 6¼" diameter x 8¼" high
Approx. overall 21cm wide including handle x 16cm diameter x 21cm high