Antique heavy 'Grès' stoneware storage jar with one handle, marked with a numeral 5 impressed on the side, and thick heavy sides which helped keep the contents cool. Traditionally used for food storage in the large and small kitchens in the Brittany area of France. This has exceptional color, patina, craquelure, signs of a century of use, fabulous. The color of glaze is darker on one side,these pots were glazed by hand.
Stunning decorative piece, objet d'art for your French Country home. Made to store preserved lemons, olives and other food items in the cellar. Display in your French Country home or kitchen, a gorgeous addition to your collection of 19th century collectable pottery faience from France. The glaze has an olive green tint, one side does have hairlines that have been there for decades. Perfect for storing your wooden spoons, whisks and other utensils you use while whipping up your world famous cuisine! Measures 7-1/2"h x 6".