French Bears Grease Pot


19th Century

  • £450.00
  • €525 Euro
  • $584 US Dollar

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2018
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A 19thC French Veritable Graisse D'ours (Bears Grease) pot lid & original matching base, both beautifully decorated in black transfer print with bears in their natural habitat. The white ceramic lid shows a cross shaded Bear in front of mountains and trees with small, bold lettering arched above him, following the double pin-striping around the edge.

The base is decorated all around with little pictorials of bears in their home, with trees and the horizon behind, one bear is rearing up over a rock, with another looking over his shoulder.

A wonderful, scarce monochrome lid & base in perfect condition, dating to around 1880.

2-3/8" Tall
2-5/8" Diameter

Perfect original condition with minimal wear to the transfer and no damage or restoration.


  • H: 6cm (2.375in)
  • W: 7cm (2.625in)


19th Century

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