Italian 17th Century Terracotta Olive Oil Jar with Yellow Glazed Spiraling Décor

An Italian terracotta olive oil jar from the 17th century, with yellow glazed spiraling décor, raised motif and twisted lateral handles. Created in Italy during the 17th century, this terracotta olive jar features a brown ground highlighted by a yellow glazed décor. Spirals and straight lines make up this décor in the upper section. Topped with a circular opening with large lip, the jar comprises of two lateral handles with twisted accents. A raised cartouche sits above a small hole which likely presented a cork originally. With its rustic character, nice age and good proportions, this Italian glazed terracotta olive oil jar from the 17th century will make for a lovely decorative addition to any home, placed in a kitchen or dining room!
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 17th Century
Dimensions: Diameter 14.5" x 20.5"H
Inventory Number: XX340
Price: $1,950