Large Owl Candle and Planter from Bangladesh.
When fairly coarse, porous clay is fired, it assumes a color ranging from dull ochre to red. This baked clay is called Terracotta.
This is a terracotta owl poured with paraffin citronella candle. Terracotta owl is etched with geometric details by hand and highlighted by a contrasting whitewash finish. When candle burns through, container can be reused as a votive holder or small planter. Owl measures 6" in height and 4.5" in diameter.
This product is made by artisans in rural Bangladesh.