"Heater Hot Water Jar "monk" Pottery Of Brissard Nineteenth Glazed Earthware Pottery Valley Eure Normandy Folk Art"Hot water bottle from Brissard, heater jar, in glazed earthenware,
medium-sized, honey-green ocher glazed slightly speckled with brown and green (very aesthetic, and less usual than dark green).
Elongated and round shape, neck with hemmed edge, two well fingered handles.
Typical pottery of Brissard,
Valley of the Eure, Normandy, nineteenth.
Pottery popular use, intended to warm the beds being filled with hot water, but also can be used in everyday life in different activities (travel, work requiring sitting like sewing or spinning).
The pottery Brissard are of good quality, rather solid, because they were intended for everyday use in rural areas.
Red ocher earth.
Good condition. Small traces of use (very little wear and égrenures on the edge) and traces of touchs (contacts with other potteries in the potter's oven).
The Brissard potteries have been the subject of several exhibitions, including the Museum of Folk Art of Dreux, the Castle Museum of Traditions and Norman Arts in Martainville (near Rouen), the Museum of Terroir and Country Conches-en-Ouche, the Museum of Comb at Ez-sur-Eure, during the Heritage Days at the Hunting Lodge in the Abondant forest.
Dimensions: 29 cm x 14.5 cm (handles included)
Weight: 1,650 kg
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