Straight-sided and with strong moulding around the top, these Italian Trequanda Terracotta Pots with Swag have the robustness of the pot shape, softened by the application of swags of fruit – pomegranates and pears – in relief moulding. Their classical lines make them timeless and adaptable to different surroundings, from a minimalist terrace with pared-back planting, to a mossy spot in a garden, overflowing with blousy hydrangeas and pretty erigerons.
Even the name terracotta evokes a gloriously sun-drenched landscape – the word comes from the Latin, terra cocta, meaning baked earth. These pots are made from natural Galestro clay, local to the area in Tuscany where they are made, so they contain only naturally occurring chemicals and are ecologically sound. Made by traditionally skilled artisans, once fired the pots are robust but remain porous, making them a particularly sympathetic container for plants.
Tequanda, in case you were wondering, is a small, typically picturesque, village in Tuscany.
Material: Terracotta, specifically Galestro clay from Tuscany
Dimensions and weight: H: 56cm, Diam.: 65cm, Weight: 43kg
Care: If required, brush with soapy water, avoid cleaning with harsh chemicals