Vintage Oaxacan Distillery Pot, Small Planter

A small vintage pot that embodies and emanates the primitive indigenous artisan culture from which it was created. Discovered and reimagined to be an authentic planter in your home. The color varies naturally around the surface this pot *not painted. Covered largely in terracotta, with spots of grey and smokey white. The finish is smooth similar to chalk board. The color is 100% natural, via decades of rain, oxidization, and exposure to elements. Hand-thrown from terracotta this particular planter has a flared neck. This vintage pot was originally known as a Tínaja Tee-nah-hah traditionally used by the indigenous people of southern Mexico to hold and distill agave nectar. 

What's Included: Vintage Pot and hand-forged iron stand with hair pin legs, custom made by hand just for this planter.

  • Free Shipping Anywhere in the Continental US.
  • One-of-a-kind authentic vintage planter. Estimated age: 100years.
  • Once sold will not be available again.
  • If container is being used for potting live plant. *Please enter message in the notes section at check-out. Pot will then be properly sealed and prepared for use. *Service is free of charge.

 Dimensions and Specifications 

  • 18"h x 13"dia at the widest point.
  • 24"h total height with base.
  • 6.5"dia mouth(inner diameter)
  • Weight- 25lbs Includes metal stand 
  • Large vase can be sealed for planting protection upon request. *At check-out enter request in "Notes" section / field.

This vintage planter can be used as a stand-alone sculptural piece, but due to the size of the pot, it is perfect for planting a variety of small to medium size plants. 

Suggested Plants- Small herbs like basil, mint, spearmint, small succulents  cacti, and aloe-vera  

More About the Roots of This Vintage Vessel.

This vintage jug is called a Tínaja Tee-nah-hah was originally used by the indigenous people of central and southern Mexico to hold and distill a fermented alcoholic beverage, Pulque, made from the sap of the maguey plant(plant of the agave family). Hand-thrown from terracotta clay. 


Collections: One of a Kinds




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