Here's a link to the page on me making the 8-ft-high ceramic column in our garden, probably around the year 2009-2010: https://www.peter-heywood.co.uk/work_details.php?id=16&s=0
The top looked like this:
In March 2022 I discovered this:
I suspect that the top got hooked off by the hose used by the window cleaner.
I glued it back together with Araldite epoxy glue, filling in a few cracks to Milliput epoxy putty.
I decided to leave the tape on, to reflect the "injury" he sustained. It's only masking tape so it will wear off in time.