Large Peloponnesian Olive Oil Jars, Early 19th Century Garden

Two large early 19th Century Peloponnesian Terracotta pithari Olive Oil Jars. Hand made by a Koroni potter in the Peloponnese region in southern Greece having a dark lichen patination one with traces of yellow glaze around the neck and lip, circa 1850s. These Greek olive oil jars features narrow necks and typical "orcio" cruse or circular, tapering ribbed bodies defined by rings of clay. Hundreds of years ago, before olive oil was processed, bottled and shipped for export, it was stored in these types of vessels. With a high shoulder and short neck, these jars were designed to keep the oil fresh. These jars were not intended for use as planters, so a hole will need to be drilled or a customer liner made to use this way. Dimensions: Jar with yellow 35” h. x 26” diam., 12 ½” mouth opening. Other jar: 35” h. x 23” diam., mouth opening 13". $3,000 the pair, $1700 each

Dimensions:

Height 35
Width 26
Depth 26

 

 


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Large Peloponnesian Olive Oil Jars, Early 19th Century Garden

 

$3,000.00

Two large early 19th Century Peloponnesian Terracotta pithari Olive Oil Jars. Hand made by a Koroni potter in the Peloponnese region in southern Greece having a dark lichen patination one with traces of yellow glaze around the neck and lip, circa 1850s. These Greek olive oil jars features narrow necks and typical "orcio" cruse or circular, tapering ribbed bodies defined by rings of clay. Hundreds of years ago, before olive oil was processed, bottled and shipped for export, it was stored in these types of vessels. With a high shoulder and short neck, these jars were designed to keep the oil fresh. These jars were not intended for use as planters, so a hole will need to be drilled or a customer liner made to use this way. Dimensions: Jar with yellow 35” h. x 26” diam., 12 ½” mouth opening. Other jar: 35” h. x 23” diam., mouth opening 13". $3,000 the pair, $1700 each

Dimensions:

Height 35
Width 26
Depth 26

 

 

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