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A large North African terracotta storage jar,

early 20th Century, hand thrown, RESERVED

£1,450

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A large North African terracotta storage jar,

early 20th Century, hand thrown, RESERVED

the bulbous jar with a weathered patina, with ornamental thumb-moulded ribs and raised on an integral torus moulded foot,

£1,450

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Dimensions: 121cm (47¾") High, 92cm (36¼") Wide
Stock code: 44143
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This pot was sourced in Morocco; similar pots can originate from anywhere in the Mediterranean region - although old ones like these are becoming hard to find. It could be older than 20th Century - they are hard to date. They've been made this way for at least three millennia. They are often kept in cool cellars and are sealed for long-term and seasonal storage of all manner of produce: grain, olive oil, figs etc. They make wonderful garden ornaments - whilst we can't guarantee them against frost we know them to be very hardy.

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