Vintage Émile Tessier Pitcher w/ fleur de Lys- white 9¾"

SKU: 14287

A pretty ceramic pitcher from the 1950s by Émile Tessier. The handle is twisted and the pitcher is decorated with fleur de Lys.

Émile Tessier (1887-1971) was a well-known ceramist from Malicorne, Sarthe, in the North of France. He lived through two world wars and the German occupation. He was raised surrounded by potters and ceramists and eventually established his own atelier. He was inspired by ancient pottery and became well known for pure white pieces with decoration in relief, including twisted motifs, the Fleur de Lys, animals, flowers, and foliage. 

Light wear.
Approx. overall 9¾" high x 9¾" x 7½"
Approx. overall 25cm high x 25cm x 19cm


See photos from Émile Tessier: le "patron" faïencier de Malicorne.

Moron, Céline, and Gilles Kervella. Émile Tessier: Le “Patron” Faïencier de Malicorne. Reinette, 2013.

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