Antique Hand-Blown Glass Bonbonne

2207-2374X (Click to Inquire About This Item)

Location: Baton Rouge

Designed to transport large quantities of wine from the cellars to the homes of the vintner himself or his friends, bonbonnes were a cheaper container than the miniature kegs, although considerably more fragile. A cork wrapped in gauze or cheesecloth was used as a stopper.
Circa 1880s.
Measures 26 x 17 in diameter.