Known as the mustard capital of France, mustard has been produced in Dijon since 1316 and at one point in the 1650's, had over 400 different producers. One of the main manufacturers was the Bornier company founded in 1816.
Three original pots with an intact vinegar bottle are exceptional pieces. All come from a private collection and are in excellent condition. The cork in the vinegar bottle is a replacement.
The vinegar bottle stands 11 inches (28 cms) tall without the cork. The pot with the porcelain lid is 6 3/8 inches high in all and 3 ¾ inches in diameter. The oval mustard pot is 5 inches high and 2 ¾ inches in diameter and is stamped Ceramique Belgique on the base. The condiment'poivre vert' (green peppers) pot is 4 ¼ inches high without the lid and 3 ¾ inches in diameter. They weigh over 4.2 lbs together.
All pieces are beautifully crafted, in very good condition and stand out in any kitchenware collection. Vintage and antique objects have lived and been used and because of that, they sometimes show it. The condition of the object is described as accurately as possible, including its character flaws. But that is really part of the attraction and enjoyment of an old piece.Please verify the package upon receipt and inform the postal authorities of any damage. The item must be sent back in the same condition and in the same packaging. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchen Storage & Organization\Other Kitchen Storage". The seller is "decofrancevintage" and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.