There’s nothing better than a beautiful object that does double duty. Case in point? A stylish ceramic or enamel pitcher can be carried around the house to dose different plants with water one day, and on the next can sit on the table as a vase for flowers, or water, or wine, or… Here are our favorites.
Above: By Manufacturer of Digoin, the Pot Parisien Noir is made of deep black glazed stoneware in France; €49.50 at La Trésorerie. Above: The Bellocchi Wine Pitcher is made by a family of artisans in the Marche near the Umbrian border in Italy. It’s available in three colors (shown in Yellow Speckle) for $175 at Il Buco Family. Above: With a two-liter capacity, the Stelton Emma Pitcher “has a beautiful Scandinavian look combining beechwood with a glossy steel surface,” notes retailer Finnish Design Shop; $71.50. Above: Made in County Sligo in Ireland by John Ryan Ceramics, the Petit Pichet Jry at La Trésorerie is €33.35. Above: Made by Reiko Kaneko, the Terracotta Pitcher is made in Suffolk, England from terracotta and a milky white glaze; $100 at Horne. Above: At London shop Labour and Wait, the Reiss Large Enamel Jug in burnt orange, as shown, is £26. Above: From Sydney-based Mud Australia, the Carafe is available in a wide range of matte-finished glazes; shown in Dust. It’s $86 at Horne. Above: The Pumpkin Pitcher, like the dark black pitcher first on our list, is by French brand Manufacture de Digoin. This one is a matte green glaze and is available for £85 at SCP and can be found at Nickey Kehoe (contact for restocking information). Above: From ABC Carpet & Home’s own line, the ABC Cocina Ivory Pitcher is designed in Burgundy, France and made from sandstone extracted in the village of St. Amand and finished with a handmade glaze; $95. Above: The stoneware Neu Pitcher made in Denmark by Ferm Living has a “rich gray reactive glaze,” according to the manufacturer. It’s €55 for the large size pictured at Ferm Living. Above: A galvanized steel 9222 Classic Jug watering pitcher from Haws can be used as a vase for cut flowers and is available in five powder coated colors including Sage as shown; £15.99 at Haws. Above: The Antique Small Terra Cotta Water Pitcher is $325 at Il Buco Family. Above: The Astier de Villatte Large Rose Pitcher is made from the line’s black terra cotta clay and milk-white porcelain glaze. As it’s Astier de Villatte, it’s on the higher end of the pricing spectrum for $298 at ABC Carpet & Home. Above: The Falcon tall and slender Large 3 Pint Jug, shown in Samphire Green, is $43 at Falcon Enamelware. Above: The Barcelos Green Jasper Pitcher is €12 at Merci in Paris.
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