Vintage French Stoneware Barrel Crock
To have and to hold.
Wait till you hear the story behind this rare collection: It goes back to 1847, when Stanislas Renault first opened his workshop in Argent-sur-Sauldre, France. One move and 173 years later, the Poterie Renault business had stayed in the family for five generations, continuing to handcraft iconic stoneware from French clay (and even fire it all in the original kiln). Sadly, they’re closing their doors—but not before we were able to snap up a treasure trove of vintage pieces. We brought them here just for you, and they’re available exclusively at our Shop.
This ridged crock is brimming with rustic charm, and for good reason: It was hand-formed into its classic barrel shape from French grey clay, then salt-glazed to create that shiny finish. Yep—this is one you’ll wanna show off in the kitchen, dining room, and everywhere else (good thing the handles on the sides make it a snap to move here and there).
Photography by Ty Mecham
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