TWO RARE ITALIAN CONFIT POTS
Two exceptional glazed Italian confit pots in excellent antique condition with wonderful time worn patina. The pot on the right with the unusual curved handle is extremely rare and unique to Sicily. The pot on the left is from Salerno on the Amalfi coast. Italian circa 1780 to 1820.
Originally used for preserving foods including anchovies, sardines & olives in brine or olive oil, these pots make wonderful decorative items that can be used as vases, hold wooden utensils, or be planted with spring bulbs, lavender, herbs etc.
H: 23.5cm W: 27.0cm D: 23.0cm £275
H: 23.0cm W: 25.5cm D: 19.0cm £275
W: 27cm (10.6")H: 23.5cm (9.3")D: 23cm (9.1")