This French ironstone jar was used for preserves. The lip at the top of the jar was for fastening a fabric cover. There is a maker’s mark reading ‘L.M & CIE Déposé Creil et Montereau’ and potters stamps 2 R. La faïence de Creil-Montereau is renowned for its exquisite stoneware. Light wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. 4” diameter x 4” high
Approx. 10cm diameter x 10cm high