Antique Gien jug with cornucopia design

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This lovely jug made by the French manufacturer Faiencerie de GIEN stands some 22 cm high and it is charmingly decorated in blues, yellows and greens on a white background depicting cornucopia and insects (butterflies). Cornucopia is a reflection of abundance and insects are the most abundant species on the planet. How much abundance can you have on one jug? It was made between 1860 and 1875 judging from the pottery mark on the bottom of the jug and its is in a super good condition without cracks, damage or repairs. It would be lovely to use at a leisurely lunch with friends or just to put flowers in.

Height: 22.5 cm
Diameter at its wides: 15 cm
Diameter at the base: 10 cm