Le Louvre French Antiques

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Code 417-45A
Large Hand Blown Semillon Demijohn Bottle from France

Demijohn bottles are used for storing wine and spirits and have been in existence throughout the world for over 300 years. This bottle has been hand blown and hand painted in gold outlined in a garnet color. Today, they be used as decorataive accessories anywhere in the home, or re-purposed into lamps. The bottle reads "Semillon", which is a golden skinned white grape grown in the Bordeaux region of France. Along with Sauvignon blanc and Muscadelle, Sémillon is one of only three approved white wine varieties in the Bordeaux region.

CONDITION: Excellent with minor rubs to paint.

H=22 3/4, Largest Diameter=17
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