In France these are called bocals (jars) or cornichons , which is the word for small pickled cucumbers. They were filled with food for preserving and then a cloth was placed over the top and tied around the crimped neck. These date from the early 19th century, from about 1800 to 1830.Thank you for looking at our item. _gsrx_vers_1233 GS 8.1.1 (1233). The item "Tall Heavy Antique Black Glass French Food Storage Jar with Pontil Good Condtion" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Utility & Black Glass". The seller is "maineline" and is located in Damariscotta, Maine.
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