Two oil jugs – 19ᵗʰ century – Périgord – [PA053] [PA054] Both from the famous pottery center of Beauregard-de-Terrasson, these two oil jugs have well-known distinctive signs. The first, on the left in the overall photo, presents a wine-colored glaze obtained thanks to manganese oxide, manganese being a natural metal extracted from Perigord soil since…
Oil jug – Late 18ᵗʰ century – Quercy – [PA052] Thanks to its manganese-based glaze, this late 18ᵗʰ century oil jug has a pretty chocolate hue. Its pinched trefoil spout which marks its membership in the famous Quercy pottery is in perfect condition.
Oil jar – 19th century – Auvergne – [PA043] This Auvergne oil jar has a very special feature: its glaze is on one side pale green and on the other yellow-brown.
Three jugs – 19ᵗʰ century – Périgord – [PA046] [PA047] [PA048] This jug comes from the pottery center of Beauronne-Douzillac, in the Dordogne. It could be used as a reserve of walnut oil for lighting as well as a water jug for table service. Height: 20 cm.
Oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – [PA045] You can easily recognize the jars from the pottery center of Brioude in Haute-Loire by the very red color of the clay they are made of. This intense red results from the strong load of iron oxide of this earth. It has three handles and a…
Glazed terracotta jugs – 19ᵗʰ century – Beauronne-Douzillac – [PA039 – PA040] These two terracotta jugs come from the famous pottery center of Beauronne-Douzillac in the Dordogne. On the larger one we observe, depending on its overall glaze, subtle shades of green resulting from the heating effect in the oven. Patterns of digitized bands are…
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].
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…
Rare oil jug – 18ᵗʰ century – Beauregard de Terrasson Dimensions: height 40 cm. Price: on demand. Reference number: PA010
Dimensions: height 39 cm. Reference number: PA008
Dimensions: height 41 cm. Restoration on a handle. Price on demand.
Hauteur 30 cm.
Oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne Hauteur 29 cm.
Height 31 cm.
Hauteur 26 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.