Prometheus Planter. Vintage Terracotta Large Pot.

A large sculptural terracotta planter, intriguing from every-angle. The genuine opposite of another pottery-barn mass-produced imitation pot. 7 stoic faces surround the planter in cemetery giving it a rounded heptagonal shape. A vintage vessel that encompasses all of the weathered imperfections, natural beauty, and novel history that can not be replicated. More about the color tone, texture, and terracotta make-up below.

Dimensions and Specifications 

  • Exterior: 16"h x 21"diameter | 40.6cm h x 53cm dia.
  • Interior: 15"h x 19"diameter | 38cm high x 48cm dia.
  • Mouth of planter: 14"diameter | 35.5cm diameter.
  • Thickness: 2"- 1.5" | 5cm - 3.8cm
  • Weight: 37 Lbs | 17 Kg planter empty.
  • Age: 60+ years.
About This Handmade Vintage Terracotta Planter

An original work of art worthy of sprouting your next palm, succulent, or fruiting tree. This only-of-it's-kind vintage terracotta pot is a celebration old-world artisanal ceramic making.

The rounded heptagonal shaped pot features 7 faces with expressions that vary ever so slightly depending on how long you gaze upon them. The vintage fired clay features subtle deteriorations color variations from decades of exposure to the elements. Estimated age is over 60 years. While pot is decades old, the 2"thick terracotta vessel has retained it's durability. Like tuning forks to test musical instruments for sound purity; by tapping the surface of the terracotta you can hear the reverberation of concrete-like density. A resiliency attributed to the high-quality ceramic making and craftsmanship that were implemented at the time of this pots creation. Safe for outdoor display. Natural color variation is as shown in photos. 

One of a kind authentic vintage planter. Estimated age: 60years.
What's included- Vintage Terracotta Pot

This planter was hand thrown from raw clay fired in traditional kiln heated naturally by wood and brush. A common technique used by indigenous ceramicist of Mexico. Their quality work allowed the this terracotta planter to retain it's durability and resiliency despite it's antiquity and exposure to the elements for decades.  Mother nature has provided the durable, natural, and authentic finish.

Suggested Plants
Sago Palm, Meyer Lemon Tree (young), Bugenvilija, Agave, Queen Palm(young), Fox Tail Fern.

Collections: One of a Kinds

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