Wonderful and quite decorative glazed brown faience French Wine Measures, used long ago to purchase a measure of wine to take home for the evening meal at the local vineyard or merchant. Also used by vintners to measure how many liters of wine to pour in their tasting room, and in small village cafés to serve wine. This set of two has been in a collection and is in good condition, beautifully formed classical shape, with decorative dot banding and applied handle, one chip to underside as shown.
Incised with 42 indicating this pitcher or jug will hold .42 liters of wine. A fantastic addition to your French Country collection, to display with your antique faience dishes and confit pots, to use in your own tasting room, dinner table, or to present as a luxury gift to a true wine aficionado. Sold in a set of two. Measure: 7" h x 3~1/2"w.