Early Antique French Storage Preserving Crock


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Antique heavy ‘Pot en Grès’ stoneware storage preserving jar with hick heavy sides which helped keep the contents cool. This pot has amazing patina as you can see, hand made, not quite round which adds to the very early 19th century charm.  The bottom of this preserving jar has two raisded portions- unusual.

Traditionally used for food storage in the large and small kitchens in the Brittany area of France. Made to store rilettes {pate}, cornichons, butter, preserved lemons or olives and other food items in the cellar. Hand glazed, a rich patina makes this a decorative addition to display in your French Country home or kitchen. 

  • Measures 6″ w x 5-3/4″h.
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