Antique Cucina Jar from Italy or the island of Sardinia , west of Rome. Glazed terra cotta kitchen jar originally used to store food or kitchen utensils. Sometimes referred to as a "Sardine Jar" due to their association with Sardinia. 10 inches high X 8 inches diameter not including the handle dimensions. All are one of a kind, but various sizes of this type jar are available. 19th Century.