These glazed stoneware jars are known as battery pots in India, probably due to this being the shape of the pots used when batteries became popular for producing electricity. The pots are classically shaped, glazed internally with a glazed lid and suitable for a wide range of uses. Comes in a variety of sizes and being stoneware, they are strong and durable.
Sizing (overall height inc. lid x diameter), capacity and price information below. Dimensions may vary but capacity remains constant:
Standard shape jars
- Large battery jar – 14.5cm h x 11.5cm diam – 0.95kg – 650ml – £2.50
- Medium battery jar – 12.5cm h x 9cm diam – 0.61kg – 350ml – £1.80
- Small battery jar in honey glaze- 9cm h x 10cm diam – 0.45kg – 250ml – £1.50
- Small battery jar in white glaze – 9cm h x 10cm diam – 0.45kg – 250ml – £1.50
Please note these are made in an Indian factory where no quality control exists. They may have missing bits of, or splashes of glaze, or small chips or faults in the jars and lids. The lids may not sit properly on the pots as well.