Unusual and rare to find large footed Antique French Pottery Cheese Strainer or mold, a Faisselle, made to drain a fromage frais, a soft French cheese known as "Faisselle", often served for dessert with fresh berries. These days the molds for this cheese is known by the same name. Highly collectable, this rarer extra large pot lends a touch of French Country charm for your kitchen, great to display.
Marked 2 on the side, this has beautiful patina, worn and wearing the grace of time, each was hand made and glazed by hand, so each strainer like this a one-of-a-kind work of potter's art. Display elements of the season, French soaps, fruit, or display on your farmhouse table with a candle inside. An exceptional addition to your French Country collection of pottery and faience ware.
- Measures 5-3/4" x 4-1/2".