Pair of anthropomorphic jugs * in glazed earth with green glaze.
Decoration of rosettes on cover and bouquets of golden flowers.
Work of the city of Cannakale, Dardanelles Strait Turkey around 1840-1860.
Height: 40 cm
* These pitchers are anthropomorphic (they have the shape of a human body) and always work in pairs, the male (smooth handle) and the female (twisted handle).
Nicknamed "Demoiselle d'Avignon" these jugs were made in Turkey in the city of Cannakalé.
Filled with essence of roses, they were imported by sea to the port of Marseille and reused as table pitchers in Provence.
For the domestic market, the glaze was white or brown while for export to Provence, green, yellow or purple awarded.
The pitchers we present are in very good condition with a very bright green glaze.
Kept in pairs, with the male and the female they are a rare format, because much taller and wider th