Any ceramic pot is likely to crack or spall due to absorbed water freezing in it.
The Lagos planter is manufactured in Vietnam.
I plan to use mine, with the hole plugged, as a receptacle for water, with a little solar powered fountain, as a Garden Accent that should also attract Birds.
Who knows and why would you just want water in a planter?
The planter is 6 3/4" tall (outside) and about 5 3/4 deep inside.
Yes, it appears to be the standard 3/4-1" diameter.