A French Provincial pottery from the 19th century, with green glaze, molded back handle, dripping and rustic character. A captivating French Provincial pottery piece from the 19th century, exuding rustic charm with its green glaze, molded back handle, and a discreet dripping effect. This beautifully crafted pottery piece, originating in the French countryside during the 19th century, features an alluring combination of form and texture that evokes a sense of nostalgia for a simpler time.
The vessel's upper section is adorned with a vibrant green glaze that effortlessly drapes the inside, creating an elegant contrast with the unglazed lower section. On the outside, the green glaze indulges in an artistic drip effect, which gracefully tapers as it descends.
Adding to its bucolic allure is a sturdy molded back handle, seamlessly integrating functionality with design. The handle’s curvaceous form elegantly compliments the body of the pottery and adds an element of grace to the piece.
The lower part of the pottery remains unglazed, showcasing the natural earthy tones and texture of the clay. This intentional rawness imparts an authentic, earthy feel that is synonymous with French Provincial style. The body’s tapering lines enhance its visual interest and give it a sense of movement.
In good condition, and brimming with rustic character, this French Provincial pottery piece is a testament to traditional craftsmanship. It would make an exquisite addition to any space, perhaps adorning a kitchen shelf or serving as a centerpiece in a dining room, celebrating the timeless beauty of French rural life.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 10"H x 11.25"D x 9"W
Inventory Number: XX455E