French Vintage Set of 6 Digoin Grespots Pottery Goblets / Tumblers

6 no. handmade glazed pottery tumblers stamped on the base with the makers mark and 'Digion Grespots Made In France'.

 

These beautiful cups have a earthen tone finish with a drip glaze inside. Prefect for hot or cold drinks or use to serve individual desserts.

 

History: The Manufacture des Grès et Poteries de Digoin was founded in 1875 as a family-owned business in the Burgundy region of France. By 1900, Digoin became known as the Ceramic Valley, with 40 factories each making different types of ceramics. Digoin used local sandstone clay and fired the pieces at 1250’C giving each piece a strength and impermeability that would stand the test of food, frost and time. In its heydey, the factory employed up to 600 workers. 

 

In overall very good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. Please see photos as these form part of the description.

 

Each cup measures approx. 9cm high x 7cm diameter.

French Vintage Set of 6 Digoin Grespots Pottery Goblets / Tumblers

SKU: 344
£38.00Price