French 18th/19th Century Hand Blown Glass Pickling/Truffle Jar

French 18th/19th Century Hand Blown Glass Pickling/Truffle Jar

Code: FL038

Dimensions:

H: 31cm (12.2")Di: 16cm (6.3")

£200.00 Approx $252.53, €233.64

French 18th Century Hand Blown Glass Pickling/Truffle Jar

  • French Late 18th Century/Early 19th Century
  • Hand Blown Glass
  • Rare and highly sought after
  • Interesting history and collector’s items
  • H: 31cm (12.2")Di: 16cm (6.3")

French Late 18th Century/Early 19th Century hand blown Glass Pickling/Truffle Jars are truly captivating and this one is no exception with its trade mark scar on the base.  These handblown bocals1 (or “jars”) exhibit a delightful assortment of shades of green glass, each varying in size and coloration due to their one-of-a-kind nature.

Rare and highly sought-after, what may be mistaken as imperfections, such as tilted mouths, bubbles, and ripples in the glass - are actually the very attributes that make these jars cherished antiques.

These antique French truffle jars not only evoke history but also bring a touch of elegance to any space. Originally, these vessels served practical purposes: storing vegetables, fruits, truffles, and other food sundries. However, today, they find new life as wonderful vases that can be placed throughout the home, adding a pop of colour and texture.  Whether you use them as vases or simply display them, their unique character is sure to captivate.

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Antique French jars, also known as Bocals, are exquisite pieces that evoke a sense of history and craftsmanship. These vintage containers were used for various purposes, from storing preserves to holding pharmaceuticals.  Each antique French jar has its own unique story and character. Whether you’re a collector or simply appreciate vintage aesthetics, these bocals add a touch of timeless beauty to any space.