Le Louvre French Antiques

1400 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX 75207
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Code 318-26B
19th Century Chateauneuf Du Pape Grape Harvesting Hotte

This colorful French metal container is known as an hotte. They were used for grape collecting in vineyards all over France during the 19th and early 20th centuries. This hotte has been painted with Chateauneuf du Pape and has an ornate central motif on its front. Scrolling ribbons come down from the oval with crossed keys.  Leather holders are attached to the back which allowed the person carrying the hotte to place it on their back. Wonderful as an accessory in a wine room, kitchen or anywhere else, this antique grape harvesting hotte will brighten any area. Chateauneuf Du Pape is one of the most renowned wine appellations in France.

CONDITION: Chipping and scratches to paint inside and out. Depth dimension includes container only

H=25 1/8, W=24 3/8, D=14 3/8
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