Lunch Berger Dinner Holder Brissard Eure Valley Pottery Normandy XIXth Folk Art

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Dinner Holder, or Shepherd's Breakfast, called "Shepherdess" in Brissard village (potteries center along the Eure river in Normandy since the 16th)
Dinner Holder, or Shepherd's Breakfast, called "Shepherdess" in Brissard village (potteries center along the Eure river in Normandy since the 16th)
200 €

Description

CategoryPottery
Period19th century
Style
Dimensions
Width 5.5 in
Length 10.2 in
Height6.7 in
Weight 1,5 kg
Condition Good condition

Dinner Holder, or Shepherd's Breakfast,
called "Bergère" in Brissard (pottery center along the Eure since the 16th century).
Light earth of ocher color, glazed with green (glaze with oxide of copper),
Valley of the Eure, Normandy, XIXth century folk art.
The dinners are always glazed inside.
They served to take the meal to the fields or 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 surplus of varnish from other pottery placed above / beside in the potter's oven, thus involuntarily causing decorative effects.
Good condition. No restoration.
Note small traces of normal wear of enamel on the edge of the bowls, and old traces below use at the edge of the fireplace (to warm the contents with embers).
The Brissard potteries have been the subject of several exhibitions, including the Castle-Museum of Traditions and Norman Arts Martainville, the Museum of Terroir and Country Conches Ouche and Heritage Days at the Hunting Lodge in the forest of 'Abundant.
Dimensions: 27 x 15 x 18.5 cm
Weight: 1,620 kg.

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