"Lunch Of Shepherd Holder Dinner Of Brissard Valley Eure Normandy XIXth Popular Folk Art "Holder-dinner or lunch shepherd called "Shepherdess" in Brissard village (pottery center of potters since the 16th)
Light earth ocher, glazed with green (glaze with copper oxide),
Valley of the Eure, Normandy, XIXth, French Folk Art.
The dinner-holders are always glazed inside.
They served to take the meal to the fields or to the market.
Consisting of two bowls of different size joined by an inclined handle to allow a good grip.
The traces of external green glaze drips come from the overflow varnish of other pottery placed above / beside in the potter's oven, thus involuntarily causing decorative effects.
Good condition. No repair.
Note small traces of normal wear of enamel on the edge of bowls, and old traces below use at the edge of the fireplace (to warm the contents with embers).
Dimensions: 27 x 15 x 18,5 cm
Weight: 1,620 kg.