black clay oil pots

These gorgeous little black clay oil pots are perfect for styling and can be used as a vase for dried flowers or purely ornamental. Create some intrigue with these talking pieces and add to the existing beauty of your home! 

Sourced from Rajasthan, in northern India, these pots were originally used to store mustard oil, the all purpose oil of India.  Used for cooking, oiling furniture, fixing squeaky wheels or making hair shiney, mustard oil is grown in the Thar Desert, where it's watered by sub-terranian aquafars.

Give or take a centimetre in our measurements, as these pots are all vintage and unique: 

  • Squat pot with spout: 10-12 cm high, 16cm across
  • Standard pot: 14-16cm high, 12-15cm across