Antique olive glazed storage pot

SKU: TMIR000145
  • Olive glazed antique peasant storage pot.


    This will have been produced in Europe in the 19thcentury. The colour is beautiful and rustic with a glaze of yellowy olive. The internal is a beautiful yellow ochre. It has been hand thrown and the handle has the potters thumb mark from when it would have been attached. It has a charming embossed line around the circumference at the top.


    These would generally been used as storage containers for grains and pulses but this could have been a butter churn. Perfect as a flower vase or indeed as a decorative object as part of a grouping.


    It is in great condition with historic dribbled glaze.




    H: 24cm (9.5 in)

    W: 14 cm (5.5 in) diameter



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