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A North African terracotta storage jar

early twentieth century,

£385

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A North African terracotta storage jar

early twentieth century,

the bulbous jar with a weathered patina, with handle loops and ornamental ribs, raised on a later wrought steel stand,

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Dimensions: 90cm (35½") High, 44cm (17¼") Wide, on stand
Stock code: 44160
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This pot was sourced in Morocco; similar pots can originate from anywhere in the Mediterranean region. It could be considerably older - 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.

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