This delightful 'plongeon' or pitcher hails from the southwest region of France is a rare find from the eighteenth century. Primarily used for collecting water from wells, it was put in action by securing a rope through its handles. Its distinctive design enabled it to float back up to the surface effortlessly. Notably, this piece showcases a lovely yellow and green glazing that is in impeccable condition, making it a truly exceptional addition to any pottery collection.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 19" high x 13½" diameter
Approx. overall 48cm high x 34cm diameter