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A vintage terracotta confit pot for food storage
a terracotta confit pot with internal glazing burnt orange
an internally glazed burnt orange confit pot

19th Century Round Provincial Confit Food Preparation Pot

Regular price $199.99 $0.00 Unit price per

Circa 1900

Size 18cm high x 15cm diameter.

Antique provincial pot with burnt orange glaze throughout the inside and the rim, the pot is made from terracotta.

This is a clay pot used in food preparation. Before refrigeration these pots where the standard in Southern European kitchens utilized to cook and preserve. 

Storing cooked meats and then buried in the ground or stored in stone-lined larders. This storage process preserved the cooked meat without refrigeration and could then be enjoyed throughout the winter months. 

Beautiful patina suitable in the home or garden.

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