"Large Glass Jar Of The Grésigne, Late Seventeenth Century."It is in translucent blue-green glass with beautiful bubbles and a return socket (bearing a beautiful trace of empontillage) characteristic of the Grésigne. This region is located in the Tarn and is always covered with an exceptional forest of oaks, where Colbert provided for the navy of Louis XIV. But he also had many glassmakers who exploited deposits of sandstone (hence Grésigne) which served as a flux for the manufacture of glass, but also huge quantities of wood for the furnaces (hence severe restrictions later This blue-green color is due to the use of local sandstone. Rare object to meet in this format. Note a small crack at the shoulder. The price takes into account, this type of object can be negotiated up to 3500 €. I am a member of the International Association for the History of Glass. We speak french, we speak english, wir sprechen deutsch. Consult us for shipping codes.