Antique French Country Confit Pot Preserving Jar with one handle, hand thrown and glazed in France. The thick heavy sides helped keep the contents cool. Traditionally used for food storage in France. This has color, patina, craquelure, signs of a century of use, fabulous. The color of glaze is light to darker honey color - these pots were glazed by hand - with a lustrous shine.
Made to store preserved lemons, olives and other food items in the cellar, this has a number 5 impressed on one side. Display in your French Country home or kitchen, a gorgeous addition to your collection of 19th century collectable pottery faience from France. This pot has a chip on the rim as shown that has been there for decades. Perfect for storing your wooden spoons, whisks and other utensils you use while whipping up your world famous cuisine!