Categories
Close
Latest Arrivals
Also See
Contact Account
Search Lassco
Close

A large North African terracotta storage jar,

19th Century - possibly earlier, hand thrown,

£395

Click and Collect – Please contact us to arrange collection or delivery of this item

A large North African terracotta storage jar,

19th Century - possibly earlier, hand thrown,

the bulbous jar with a weathered patina, with handle loops and ornamental ribs,

£395

In stock

Add to Wishlist
Dimensions: 59cm (23¼") High, 44cm (17¼") Wide
Stock code: 44861
Categories:
Location:
This pot was sourced in Morocco; similar pots can originate from anywhere in the Mediterranean region. It could be considerably older than 19th Century - they are hard to date with certainty as 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. and make wonderful garden ornaments. Whilst we can't guarantee them against frost we know them to be very hardy.