Beautiful French Country Dairy Bowl called a Tian from the Provence. Beautiful rich golden yellow color. This type of pottery vessel was made in the 1800s and into the early 1900s in France for letting cream rise to the top from a bucket of fresh milk. The large surface area at the top of the bowl allowed the farmer to skim the cream off the top.
There are chips and wear as shown, and one hairline on the side of the glazed inside which has been there for decades and doesn't go all the way through. A wonderful decorative accent for your kitchen and French Country home. Wonderful to use as a salad bowl, or with ice to keep your drinks cold.