Someone must really love this huge urn at the Cross Estate Gardens in Bernardsville, New Jersey. It looks good from afar, right? But up close it looks like this gorgeous vessel has had a rough life. Luckily, years ago, someone painstakingly pieced it back together with wire and mortar. They did an amazing job, eh? Unfortunately, on the other side (4th photo), it looks like there’s not much left to work with if anything happens from here on out. Nearby there’s what looks to be a reproduction of the original pot (last photo). Great at first glance, but up close? Not as much soul. Give me the beat up, repaired version any day!
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