You have to wear gloves, when picking up sweet chestnuts in their husks, More prickly than a hedgehog! Not so with my pottery version. This single one measures ca. 5 cm - 2" and comes with a torn off Burdock leaf. The leaf is lovely green.The chestnut was glazed with both green and brown.
the"real" chestnut had fallen from one of the very old trees growing by the hedgerow in Strawberry Lane.