A beautiful old water pitcher by the famous Talavera Potteries of Mexico's Puebla region. It was on display for forty years in the kitchen of a late 18th Century Louisiana French Colonial plantation house in New Orleans. It is hand-painted in the 17th Century style and signed on the bottom, "La Menora Talavera Espana" There are two glaze flakes at the rim of the spout and two chips on the underside (see images). It is 12" tall by 8" at its widest point.
An Old Talavera Potteries Pitcher Hand-Painted in the 17th Century Style