We carry European vintage and antique planters and pots such as Terracotta oil jars and orcios from Italy, honey jars from Spain, and Greek terracotta classic Pithari. Eye of the Day has been fortunate to locate and bring back these European vintage and antique terracotta pots. These one-of-a-kind vintage terra cotta pots make beautiful statement pieces for the home and garden.
Antique French Pottery
Vintage pots from Biot, France.
French Biots are a classic shape of antique French pottery. The community of Biot, located in southeastern France, has been producing its iconic namesake pottery since the 16th century. Primarily used to preserve olives and olive oil, these graceful jars are hand crafted using the ancient technique of rope thrown pottery. These vintage terra cotta pots are a romantic and elegant addition to any garden.
Antique Spanish Pottery
Unique Terra Cotta sourced from Spain.
Our large collection of antique Spanish oil jars and honey jars with signature glazed drippings, metal staples, and brush strokes are common features on these vintage terracotta pots. Sourced throughout Spain, each piece is unique in patina and detail.
Antique Italian Pottery
Vintage terracotta classics from Italy.
Eye of the Day carries a variety of antique Italian pottery including Orcios and Oil Jars. With various production dates, some dating back to the 1800s, these handcrafted terra cotta pots have aged beautifully. Rich and warm in color, these Italian antique pots will add charm to any garden.
Vintage Greek Pithari
Authentic pieces of Greek history.
Vintage Greek Pithari are the most popular old terracotta pots at Eye of the Day. The pithari is a classic Greek pottery design and is still used for storage. Each piece is unique, some heavily whitewashed, others more aged or darkened with the terra cotta clay showing through the patina. We carry a large collection of these antique terracotta pots.
Vintage Peloponnesus Oil Jars
Distinctive and elegant Greek planters.
Vintage Peloponnesus Oil Jars are a hallmark of Mediterranean pottery design. These old terracotta pots are characterized by rings of clay unique in patina and color. Some have necks in an ochre glaze, others still retain their whitewash finish. They make the perfect garden antiques for discerning clients.