The beautiful ovoid shape of this oil jug from the Beauronne – Douzillac pottery center, its fine spout and its water-green glaze enhanced with digitized bands give it a notorious elegance.. Reference : [PA038].
Two water jugs – 19ᵗʰ century – Midi-Pyrénées [PA036] [PA037] Carried on the heads of women who went to fetch water from the village well or fountain, these jugs are called “head jugs”. In order to make the task less painful and less perilous, these water carriers made a straw wreath wrapped in fabric which…
Three water jugs – 19ᵗʰ century – Périgord These three water jugs come from the pottery center of Beauronne – Douzillac, which is easily recognized by the nature of the clay used: a white clay, loaded with kaolin. Most of the production of this renowned center has a green glaze, like the pottery in the…
Oil jug – 19ᵗʰ century – Beauregard de Terrasson This oil jug has a set of distinctive signs which inevitably links it to the famous pottery center of Beauregard de Terrasson in Périgord. Observe rather: it was turned in a sandstone clay, covered with a glaze of tint “wine lees” obtained thanks to the local…
Oil jug – 18ᵗʰ century – Quercy This elegant oil jar, turned in the 18ᵗʰ century, is distinguished by its slender upward handle, its pinched spout, its gray brown glaze made with manganese and its decoration of knurled strips arranged diagonally. So many particular signs in this region of production, the Quercy, which make us…
Water jug – 19ᵗʰ century – Quercy Dimensions: Height 27 cm. Price on demand. Reference number: PA011
Oil jar – 18ᵗʰ century – Périgord Oil jar – 18ᵗʰ century – Périgord This exceptional oil jar called “du Bugue” is a primitive model of this legendary potter’s center in the heart of Périgord noir. Among its particular signs are its large pinched spout, its wide fluted handles and its wide digitized bands, 15…
Cooking pot – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne Cooking pot – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne Cooking pot for the chimneys, to be positioned in the hearth, glazed only inside. Reference number: PA3D002.
Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central This “mélard” from the Auvergne stands out with its rich green flamed finish and glaze. The lead varnish enhances and beautifies this old oil jar. Walnut oil used to be burnt…
Water jug from Sadirac – 18ᵗʰ century – Gironde – Aquitaine Water jug from Sadirac – 18ᵗʰ century – Gironde – Aquitaine Made in the 18ᵗʰ century, this water jug comes from the famous Sadirac Gallo-Roman pottery workshop site in the Aquitaine region of France.. Reference number: PA028
Rare oil jug – 18ᵗʰ century – Beauregard de Terrasson Dimensions: height 40 cm. Price: on demand. Reference number: PA010
Pitcher – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne Dimensions: height 37 cm. Price: on demand. Reference number: PA009
Dimensions: height 39 cm. Reference number: PA008
Glazed earthenware « mélard » – 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme Glazed earthenware « mélard » – 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme The size of this commonly used piece of pottery is absolutely amazing. In days gone by, it was used for storing nut oil in mills, châteaux and monasteries. In the 18ᵗʰ century, nut oil was…
Dimensions: height 41 cm. Restoration on a handle. Price on demand.
Height 24 cm. Possibilité de créer des séries.
Hauteur 30 cm.
Oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne Hauteur 29 cm.
Height 31 cm.
Hauteur 26 cm.
Colander – 19ᵗʰ century – Saintonge. Dimensions: diameter 35 cm, height 18 cm.
Pale green glaze, V-shaped bands down front (finger impressions), comfortable handle, thin little spout.
Green glaze decorated with coiled slip strands small pinched lip to give accuracy. Lack of glazing on sides possibly for a better grip-a trade mark – or the potter’s naesthetic choice.
Spherical oil jar with two handles – Auvergne – 18ᵗʰ Century Decorated with horizontal and vertical strips and covered with a green glaze in perfect condition. Height: 55 cm, diameter: 53 cm