Most were outside throughout the year and it wore down the piece. Some sat in more protected areas and had minimal wear. This is the second smallest and is a beautiful planter/vase. The green glaze is exquisite and the form is mid 19thC. This exact piece can be found in the 1859 local catalogue for poteries of Castelnaudary.
It is a scooch over 10 inches and the solid weight ws indded added on purpose as the vases would be eposed to the elements.