This charming confit pot dates from the late nineteenth-century and was used for storing preserves under a layer of fat. Note the little label on the top suggesting that it was sold with the preserves inside from an épicerie.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 7½" high x 7½" wide x 6"
Approx. overall 19cm high x 19cm wide x 15cm