Large Ceramic Stirrup Pot
This handmade historical reproduction is inspired by the shape of ‘stirrup’ pots of the ancient Mycenaean culture; it would make an unusual addition to your ceramics collection, an impressive talking point and decorative feature in your home. It is hollow throughout, with stirrup-shaped handles connected to the neck of the pot, with a narrow spout at the front.
The Mycenaean culture flourished in Bronze Age Greece from around 1600 to 1100BC and produced a wealth of distinctive ceramic pots, jars and vessels, originally used to store olive oil and wine.
I have created this pot using coarse ‘crank’ clay and have accentuated the tactile surface with bands of smoother clay. The inside of the pot is glazed in a rich red-brown, shiny glaze.
The pot measures 22cm tall and 19cm at its widest point.
Please note that due to the porous nature of the clay used, this pot is not fully watertight.
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This handmade ceramic pot would make an imaginative gift for so many different people
– people who have an interest in history and ancient cultures
– a couple celebrating their 20th anniversary – traditionally marked by giving of china or pottery gifts
– people who love the quirky & unusual
… or you could keep it for yourself!
It is handmade by me in Wales using a strong clay and fired at a high temperature.
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