- Story & know-how
French pitcher in clear glass
- Made by renowned artisans in the oldest glass factory in France
- A design inspired by 19th century & Provence
- For everyday life: very resistant, dishwasher safe
This French pitcher is redolent of afternoon teas in South of France.
Its unique Bee design is a tribute to the the emperor Napoléon (bees were one of his emblems). Bees are also a symbol of the art of living in the French countryside in Southern France (Provence).
This French pitcher is made in the oldest glass factory in France: La Rochère, existing since 1475! This refined brand preserved and transmitted a traditional know-how.
4 bees are embossed around the pitcher. It is made in very resistant, durable and easy to clean glass (dishwasher safe), perfect for everyday use (water, juices, sodas or iced tea).
Combine this pitcher with the Bee drinking cups for a Provence signature table.
Dimension: Height: 7.2 inches - 18.2 cm ; Width on top: 4.7 inches - 12 cm ; Width at bottom: 3.4 inches - 8.6 cm.
Weight: 2.4 lb - 1.1 kg.
Material: Glass (lead free). A pressure seam is sometimes visible, which is the mark left by its French traditional manufacturing process.
Care instructions: Dishwasher safe. Avoid thermal shocks.
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.