Large French Biot Olive Oil Jars, circa 1800

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Large French Biot olive oil jars. Biot is a style of pottery which dates back to the 16th century. These handmade terracotta pots originated in the Provençal town of Biot and were used to store olive oil produced in that region. The glaze around the rim was used to prevent vermin from climbing into the oil inside. These three are exquisite examples and would make a beautiful statement in the garden, a foyer or even as a water feature. Priced separately.

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    Materials and Techniques
    Terracotta
  • Condition
    Good. There are 3 Pots: left to right measurements: left: 26in (H) x 21in (D) - AVAILABLE middle: 28in (H) x 22in (D) - SOLD right: 27in (H) x 20in (D) - AVAILABLE.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    28 in. H
    71 cm H
  • Diameter
    22
  • Dealer Location
    Nashville, TN
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU93486595663
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