Antique 19th Century French Terracotta Pancheon or Dairy Bowl
This is a stunning and large example of an antique nineteenth Century French dairy bowl, otherwise known as a Pancheon, dating from the nineteenth Century.
These rustic bowls were used traditionally for bread making, and would still be perfect for similar use today, with the ceramic glaze ideal for mixing, binding and proving dough. However, these rustic bowls look great and can serve a range of uses in the home, as a fruit bowl, plant pot or for storing eggs or kitchen equipment.
The outside of the bowl is made from terracotta, and the inside is finished with a smooth mustard glaze. There are splashes of paint on the terracotta and edge of the ceramic glaze, which would have occurred when these were produced.
Considering the age of this mixing bowl, it’s in great condition. There are no cracks and only a very small chip to the outside rim of the terracotta. There is crazing to the glaze and it also has a large fat stain, as is very common when these bowls have been in use.
Height, 20cm; Width, 42cm at top, 18cm at base.
UK delivery £15.00 via Parcelforce, please ask for an international quote.