Large 17th-18th Century Biot Jar

Exceptional, large 17th-18th Century Biot Jar., These gigantic jars, a marvel of craftsmanship, were used for transporting oil throughout the Mediterranean basin. Biot, was one of few ateliers that marked each jar with symbols denoted to a specific potter and/or the client.  Medallions.   With early staple and later repairs, but especially beautiful, large and commanding.  36” h. x 30” diam.


Height  36"
Diameter 30"