SKU:
VG10346
 

Green Confit Pots

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A trio of 18th-century confit pots. We bought these beautifully weathered confit pots in a market in South West France. "Confit" is French for "to preserve" and little pots like this one were used for preserving food. The green coloured pots were used for meat. They were then stored in a cool place - usually in a larder but sometimes buried underground! Confit pots have a very pleasing shape, with two small handles and a plump round body. The green glaze on this one is extremely attractive and in wonderful condition for a domestic item. Confit pots make lovely ornaments or small planters. Part of Violet Grey's collection of antique pots, planters & urns.

Wear consistent with age and use
Minor chips
hairline cracks and losses

Dimensions:
Height: Large:25cm Medium: 24cm Small: 23cm

Diameter: Large:30cm Medium:29cm Small:28cm



Date of manufacture:
Circa 1850

Place of Origin:
France

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