Antique heavy 'Grès' stoneware storage jar with one handle, marked with a numeral 4, and thick heavy sides which helped keep the contents cool. Traditionally used for food storage in the large and small kitchens in the Brittany area of France. This has exceptional color, patina, craquelure, signs of a century of use, fabulous and very collectable.
Stunning decorative piece, objet d'art for your French Country home. Made to store preserved lemons, olives and other food items in the cellar. Display in your French Country home or kitchen, a gorgeous addition to your collection of 19th century pottery faience from France. Measures 5~1/2"h x 6~1/2".