Vintage French Stoneware Inn Jug
This just inn.
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.
We’ve got a feeling you’ll take a shine to this vintage jug, and here’s why: It was handcrafted in the French countryside using local grey clay (yep, it’s stoneware), then fired with salt to give it that special sheen. It’s got an iconic shape, too, since it’s traditionally used in inns to serve everything from water and milk to juice and cider. Top it all off with those etched details around the neck and rim, and you’re looking at a picture-perfect pour.
Photography by Ty Mecham
Details & Materials +-
As each vintage piece is one of a kind, sizes will vary.
0.5 Liter: measures approximately 3.5" D x 5.25" H
2 Liter: measures approximately 5" D x 9" H
Care & Notes +-
Microwave and oven safe. Due to the more delicate handle, hand wash recommended for this piece.
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