Tuesday, December 7, 2010

041. U is for urn

In the past, these urns were used to store olive oil  (picture taken in Reggio Calabria)
Here are other urns I saw in Italy:
Urns outside a pottery in Reggio Calabria

I'm not sure if this is an urn but I like the grand scale (picture taken in Venice)

ABC Wednesday - U


Sylvia K said...

I love the urns!! All of them! Terrific photos for the U Day! Hope your week is going well!


Leslie: said...

Whoa! That would hold a heckuva lot of oil!!! :D

Roger Owen Green said...

UNBELIEVABLY beautiful, and massive. Love the box of pasta in one.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Y. Ikeda said...

Thanks for commenting on my U entry. Your U is bigger than mine, hehe. Great photos and thanks for sharing.

jlshall (Joysweb) said...

Wow, that is one really huge urn! Great capture. Lovely flowers in that last shot, too.

Jama said...

Those urns are huge and beautiful!