Antique French Preserving Jar with Handles from the late 19th century. Used to store food long before refrigerators existed to store conserves, jams and other food. The lip at the top was for fastening a fabric cover with string. Before refrigeration, preservation was so important, heavy pots like this were cherished in country kitchens. With the original glazed brown finish that has patina, this has an applied paper label.
Stunning decorative piece, objet d'art for your French Country home. Use this as a decorative pot, display as a work of art in your kitchen. It will happily hold herbs, flowers, pencils, silver spoons. A fantastic addition to your collection.