Vintage French Dark Green Glass Demijohn. Wine Bottle Wire and Raffia. His rustically charming old French demijohn is actually a 2 ½ gallon green glass wine bottle encased in wire and braided raffia. In French it is called a. In honor of the first Queen Jeanne of Naples, Countess of Provence, who encouraged a Provencal glassmaker to create this type of wine bottle in a basket.
This demijohn has a handle in woven raffia. The green glass bottle is marked.This charming demijohn was used -- as they still are today in France -- to preserve wine or fruit brandy, eau de vie. This particular one came from the Armagnac region in Southwest France. It is in excellent condition with the exception of some tiny chips to the top edge of the neck.
This piece will add a charming and extremely authentic French touch to your home décor! Circumference: 36 ½ inches (93 cm). Height: 15 ¼ inches (39 cm). Diameter of the neck: interior: 1. Inches (2.70 cm) / exterior: 2 inches (5 cm).
Capacity: 2 ½ gallons (10 liters). Weight: 7.23 pounds 3284 gr.These charges are the buyers responsibility. We try to describe all items as fully as possible, but it is impossible to describe every aspect of an object. We give the history of an object to the best of our abilities, but we may make mistakes. Please look at our photos. And see more beautiful examples of French decorative items.
The item "Authentic Vintage French Dark Green Glass Demijohn Bonbonne Wine Bottle Raffia" is in sale since Wednesday, November 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Modern (1900-Now)\Wine". The seller is "jerrymartel" and is located in South West. This item can be shipped worldwide.