Vintage French lidded water pitcher w/ yellow glaze 11½"

SKU: 15496

This lovely lidded water pitcher or 'cruche' dates from the mid twentieth-century. It has lovely pale yellow glaze to the top half and inside. Cruches like this were used for fetching water from the village fountain.  

See similar example in Poteries d’Eaux, page 61.

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 11½" high incl. handle 8" diameter
Approx. overall 29cm high incl. handle 20cm diameter

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