- Story & know-how
Large glass apothecary jar
- Made by a Master glassmaker
- Mouth blown glass, fully handmade
- Dual purpose: kitchen & bathroom
This glass apothecary jar is fully handmade by a Master glassmaker, with the technique of mouth-blown glass. A pure craftmanship, reproducing a vintage apothecary jar. It comes from Eastern France, in the oldest glassware brand: La Rochère, existing since 1475.
Its classic design makes it a timeless piece for your home interior. This glass apothecary jar will be a charming decorative and storage jar for your kitchen (candies, biscuits...) or your bathroom.
It has a large capacity: it can contain up to 0.5 gallon.
Dimension: Height with cover: 9.4 inches - 24 cm ; Height without cover: 8.3 inches - 21 cm ; Width: 5.1 inches - 13 cm.
Weight: 3.7 lb - 1.7 kg.
Material: Glass (lead free). A pressure seam is sometimes visible, which is the mark left by its French traditional manufacturing process. Obs: the lid rests on the jar and does not form an airtight seal.
Care instructions: It is recommended to clean it manually (no dishwasher). Use a soft sponge and wash it off with lukewarm, soapy water.
La Rochère was founded in 1475, during the period called Middle Ages in France. It is located in the Vosges mountains (East of France), a region rich of wood, sand and silica the basics material to make glassware. The manufacture is the oldest traditional glassmaker still in activity in Europe.
Originally, the factory produced window glass; the diversification to glassware for Cafés and restaurants began in the 19th century. For centuries, La Rochère preserved and transmitted a traditional know-how. They are part of French glassware History and are distinguished as such today by the Label « Entreprise du patrimoine Vivant » ( National Company with a Heritage).
Each Collection has a very unique story, inspired from the French History.
The shipping cost per order is $6.99 to USA & Canada and $9.99 for Australia & New Zealand. French Address is a small business, I do my best to offer attractive international express shipping rates.
I prepare your order in maximum 2 business days (I do it same day most of the time!).
I work with the international express carrier DHL. Once I have handed over your order to DHL, they should deliver your product in 2 to 5 business days for USA & Canada and in 3 to 5 business days for Australia & New Zealand.