This is a French Faience FIGURAL TOBY JUG. Old Delft Mark made in the Desvres region of France. In the manner of an old. In Holland, the mark of Pieter Adriaensz Kocks. Is an important piece, a. Jug with large handle, modeled as a man in period costumed garb seated on a. Holding cup and jug; he is dressed in period colloquial garb and wears a tricorn hat. Is modeled in deep relief; the hand painting, décor and glaze are very well done, in the style of Dutch Delft. Is decorated with stylized floral accents, and a color palette including a creamy white background decorated with blue. Has a stylized makers mark on the underside of the base of PAK, the old Delft mark of Pieter Adriaensz Kocks under the glaze. Is glazed on the underside base. Has an unglazed rimfoot. The estimated date is. Th Century, circa 1. French Faience FIGURAL TOBY JUG. Is in very good condition. Ondition status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, glaze losses, firing flaws, crazing and fretting. Overall, this work is sound, having no chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations. Please see all photos which are a part of this description. Please note that this item is photographed in natural light; shadows that may appear as irregularities are not necessarily chips, cracks, or discoloration. This is Desvres style fine country French art pottery. Both Delft and Desv. Es makers copied 18. Century and earlier models and styles, and reproduced in the 19. This style includes production techniques whereby tin glazes and decorations are applied and worked in stages upon a modeled terra cotta pottery form, and fired several times in a kiln. It is noted that French Faience is not inherently “perfect” – pieces were mold formed by hand in this era and as such have marks like little dents in the pottery which are glazed over. This isn’t damage- this is part of the history of old faience pottery and how it was made. Please bookmark this work; Listing Category and List Price are subject to change. If you see something wrong in a listing, please send me a message and let me know and I will address the situation accordingly. The item “TOBY JUG- Ordinary Drinker Desvres French Faience ANTIQUE Old Delft Mark c. 1910″ is in sale since Monday, September 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French”. The seller is “fleurman” and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: Faience Pottery
- Dimensions: 10.7 In. Tall X 6.0 In. Wide X 8.0 In. Deep
- Weight: 3 Lbs., 14.0 Oz.
- Style: Eclectic
- Material: Porcelain
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: Face Jug
- Color: Blue