dame jeanne bottle 43cm
demi john bottle 43cm

Antique French Demi John bottle 17"

US$323

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A blown glass 19th – 20th century French bottle originally used for wine. This bottle is a rich green color which is reflective of the pieces age. A beautiful texture through the glass catches the light beautifully.

12" ¾  at widest point, 17" tall

32cm at widest point, 43cm tall

Why Dame Jeanne?

In 1347, Queen Jane, Queen of Naples and Countess of Provence (La Reine Jeanne) was expelled from her kingdom and sought refuge in Provence. As she passed through the village of Grasse, a thunderstorm hit, and she asked a local man for shelter. He was a glass blower.

The Queen asked the gentleman to demonstrate how he blew glass. Nervously, in royal company, he overdid the blowing and created an enormous bottle! She loved the bottle and suggested he name them Lady Jane bottles or Dame Jeanne.

USA delivery - $73 including all import taxes


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