A French orange glazed pottery jug from the 19th century, made to store and serve wine or apple cider, with back handle and front spout. Step back in time with this French 19th-century pottery jug that embodies the rustic charm of traditional French country life. Created to store and serve wine or apple cider, this jug is more than just a functional item, it's a piece of history, bringing a taste of the French countryside to your home or collection.
The jug boasts a rich, inviting orange glaze, its warm hue reminiscent of sun-ripened fruit and lazy summer afternoons. The simplicity of the color scheme and the slightly distressed appearance only adds to its charm, creating a bold aesthetic that's unpretentious yet undeniably captivating.
This jug has been designed with both function and form in mind. The back handle provides a secure grip, while the front spout ensures easy pouring, preserving the tradition of communal drinking in French country life. The round, full-bodied shape of the jug is satisfyingly sturdy, a symbol of the hearty, wholesome fare it was designed to serve.
Crafted from pottery, this jug is a testament to the skill and craftsmanship of 19th-century French potters. Despite its age, it remains in good condition, a durable piece that's stood the test of time. Let it transport you to a simpler time, a time of communal meals and homemade cider, of sun-drenched vineyards and the timeless charm of French country life.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 6.5"W x 10"H x 6.5"D
Inventory Number: XX403F