Antique French White Ironstone Large Water Jug or Wine Pitcher

antique french white ironstone large water wine jug pitcher crazing weathered timeworn

A vintage French white ironstone water jug or pitcher, which has wonderful tea stained colouring and a crackled aged glaze.

As the piece is unmarked, I am unsure of its age. However, given its style and condition, it’s likely to date from the early part of the twentieth Century. The size of this jug makes it perfect for use as a water jug. In a simple design, the crazed glaze has darkened in places, which has given it a rich patina contrasted against the creamy backdrop. The pattern and decoration on this jug is simple, with a leaf pattern adorning the top of the handle.

Although the piece has crazing all over, this adds to its antique charm and appeal. Other than that, it is in perfect condition, with just a small splash of old white paint at the base of the jug on one side. There is also some wear to the glaze on its top rim, giving it a slightly rougher finish there.

Height, 18cm; Width, 14.5cm; Depth, 12cm

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