CHATEAUNEUF DIJON CASSIS MATCH STRIKER
This is a heavy pottery /stone pub match striker is 3 5/8 inches in diameter and 3 1/2 inches tall. The strike were a mainstay in English and French pubs holding the matches upright and struck along the rough side of the piece.
The match strike is in excellent condition, never used.
Provence saw the first grapes planted in France, in about 600 B.C., by the Greeks. Romans built on what the Greeks started, realizing 2,000 years ago that Provence had an ideal climate for producing wine. A wine produced in the region of Cassis, syrupy blackcurrant liqueur. a small town near Marseilles.
A syrupy blackcurrant liqueur.
c 1900 ~ French Victorian Wine ~ Match Strike