Antique Moroccan Terracotta Earthen Ware Vase - Large
18"W x 16"D x 26.5"H - Morocco - Terracotta
From the Atlas mountains of Morocco, the Berber people have been making these unique vessels for applications in their daily lives, This particular pot was a water jar. The terra cotta was fired so that the pot would leach or sweat; thus cooling the pot. Leaving cooler drinkable water available. These jars feature their primitive design adorned in geometric patterns and they are typically dyed with henna.