"does this vase hold water"
ITEM#: 1138490Complement your home decor or add a touch of the exotic with this fine engraved ceramic vase from Morocco. Handcrafted and baked in kilns that are over 200 years old, Moroccan pottery is known for its rich colors, intricate engravings, and repetitive designs.
- Color options: Blue, amber, turquoise, marigold
- Moroccan pottery dates back over a thousand years
- Many of the same techniques still used today
- Engraved ceramic vase
- Handmade of red clay
- Each vase is signed by the artisan
- Dimensions: 9.5 inches high x 8 inches in diameter
Story Behind the Art:
Moroccan ceramics are predominantly made by men who inherit the craft from their fathers and grandfathers, passed down for generations. Today, there are some trade schools which are beginning to teach Moroccan pottery making. The engraved ceramic vases were made by a group of three artisans - ages 17, 24 and 30. One of them is the pottery shop's son. The artisans are located in the ocean-side city of Safi, Morocco, which is known for ceramics made of red clay. Mostafa and Rachid are extremely skilled at the craft and can make a large variety of items such as plates or bowls using the potter's wheel in less than ten minutes. Ahmed makes these items all year long in order to save money and get married. Mostafa and Rachid also work full time to support themselves. They are not married but they hope to have families in the future.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
|Style||Handcrafted Vases, Table Vases|
|Color||Blue, Gold, Orange|
|Country of Origin||Morocco|
|Dimensions||9.5 in. high x 8 in. diameter|
|Country of Origin||Morocco|
Quality RatingLearn More
Features for RugsSee All Features
Handmade Celadon Ceramic 'Azure Lace' Vase (Thailand)
36-inch Bamboo Tall Floor Vase
Today: $147.99 - $151.99
Maine Blue and White Tall Vase
Handmade Porcelain 12-inch High Blue and White Floral Vase (China)
See Price in Cart
Amber Amphora Vase on Half Moon Metal Stand
I had been waiting for this blue vase to come in and I ordered it as soon as it did I was so excited to get the package and when I opened it up was startled to see a different vase made in Morocco which had a hand drawn sun on it looks like it was done in magic marker. This is being returned.Read More
Completely ugly sent back for refund they sent me another one, wrong color again and chipped all over and returned again. Very disappointed that I didn't receive the right colorRead More
I purchased Turquoise color and it matched very well with my Dinning space. Looks beautiful and a good collection of something made from another country!Read More
Its really nice.Glad I bought it.Read More
This ceramic vase is truly exquisite, I am very pleased with this product.Read More
THE MORROCAN VASE BLUE COLOR IS SO RICH AND THE TEXTURE SO LUCIOUS THAT IT APPEARS AS IF IT COULD JUST MELT IN YOUR HANDS IF YOU HANDLED IT TOO LONG. THE SIZE IS GOOD BUT I WOULD'VE LIKED TO BE PERHAPS JUST A FEW CENTIMETERS LARGER. BECAUSE IT HAS OTHER HUES IT PICKS UP NICELY IT SURROUNDING COLORS. I WAS VERY HAPPY WHEN I RECIEVED. I BOUGHT IT AS A GIFT FOR MOM AND ALMOST KEPT IT FOR MYSELF. I WILL BE RETURNING TO THE WEBSITE IN SEARCH OF PERHAPS TWO MORE BUT EACH A BIT LARGER THAN OTHER TO DISPLAY THEM A GROUP. I TRULEY LOVE IT. THANK YOU, LMBS *****I GIVE IT 5STARSRead More
This ceramic vase came carefully wrapped in bubble-wrap and paper to insure safe delivery. The details engraved are vivid and colorful. The artesian is truly talented. I was very satisfied with the delivery of this product. It arrived in about 5 days over a weekend. I would order from this vendor again.Read More
This vase is so pretty. Pretty isn't the word. It's stunning. I have worked in ceramics some--NOTHING LIKE THIS; but I so appreciate the art and craftsmanship of the individual who did. I love that it isn't factory made and has that sense of warmth that comes from someone's hands. I love that Overstock has the Worldstock Section. As the title says, I bought this as a housewarming gift for a friend who has visited and loved Morrocco, however I'm having a hard time parting with it. I do wish the turquoise had been available. I guess I'll just have to buy another blue one and my friend and I can have matching decor! It really is lovely, but if you're looking for something totally pristine this may not be for you. There is a small blemish (that I think adds character) and the bottom is unglazed so be mindful of the surface you're putting it on.Read More
Just received today. The quality seems o.k., but the colors are no where near as bright and vibrant as pictured. ( The photos probaby reflect the camera flash.) I ordered the blue to try and compliment the bright royals, teals & golds in my bedroom. Well this is a very muted, dull navy/moss green and hardly has any shine. It's an o.k. vase if that's what you're looking for, but I'm probably going to send this one back. This is my second "Worldstock" order and the second time I've been dissapointed. oh well.....Read More
Very light weight. I expected this to be more substantial. The color is a lot weaker than shown. There are many imperfections on this vase. I would not recommend it. It looks beautiful displayed on the web-page. Once you get it home, you'll be disappointed.Read More
Questions & Answers
"What are the white marks on the vases near their widest part? Are they a reflection of light or are they permanent marks on them?"
Hello ploardie, Thank you for inquiring about the Engraved Ceramic Vase (Morocco). The white marks are permanent. Thank you for shopping with us.
"how will this item be shipped so it doesnt break?"
The item will be shipped in bubble wrap or something similar. If the item arrives broken we will send out a replacement.
Shopping Tips & Inspiration
Living Room Ideas
Get inspired by the hottest trends in living room furniture and decor. Shop our huge selection of living room furniture and decor at Overstock.com.
Coastal Furniture and Decor Ideas
Find Coastal decorating ideas for your home. Shop our huge selection of Coastal furniture and decor at Overstock.com.
Boho Chic Furniture and Decor Ideas
Find Boho Chic decorating ideas for your home. Shop our huge selection of Boho Chic furniture and decor at Overstock.com.
Industrial Furniture and Decor Ideas
Find industrial decorating ideas for your home. Shop our huge selection of industrial furniture and decor at Overstock.com.
Shabby Chic Furniture and Decor Ideas
Find shabby chic decorating ideas for your home. Shop our huge selection of shabby chic furniture and decor at Overstock.com.
Mid-Century Modern Furniture and Decor Ideas
Shop our huge selection and save on mid-century modern furniture and decor. Find mid-century modern decorating ideas for your home at Overstock.com.
Updated Americana Style
Trade in your visons of rustic antiques, patchwork quilts, and star spangled accents for a new, updated Americana decor. We've reimagined this classic look with fresh furniture, a muted color scheme, and industrial accents to create a look that strikes right at the heart of American decor.
Spring Decorating Ideas
Now that the days are getting longer and warmer, it's time to shake the hibernation and wake up your home with some spring decorating. It's all about welcoming outside elements into your home, maximizing natural light, and incorporating bold patterns. Keep reading for our best spring decorating tips.
How to Decorate with a Monochromatic Color Scheme
With a simple color palette leading the way, monochromatic design lets you get creative with textures, designs, and contrast. Take a look at three different rooms where we let one color take the wheel and show you how to create a monochromatic design in your own home.
One Sofa Four Ways
If your living room is looking drab, then it's time for a decor overhaul. Infuse your space with personality simply by styling around your existing furniture. You can use new decor and a fresh color scheme to breathe new life into your space.
Dipped in Gold
The glitter and glamour of gold is catching the eye as a 2015 home decor trend.
2015 Lighting Trends to love
If you want to refresh your home this spring, new pendants and lamps help create a chic, brightening effect.
Shipping & Returns
Our standard shipping method is ground shipping. We also offer expedited shipping for most items. Your final
shipping cost and estimated delivery timeframe will be available at checkout.
Standard shipping details
Expedited shipping details
This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Nov. 23, 2005.
This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.
Standard Return Policy:
Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details
FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.
This item cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii. More details
For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.
** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.