African Vessels

March 11, 2010 to May 8, 2010

Traditional Ceramic Vessels from Africa. Works from Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, and South Africa, by Bamana, Bozo, Lobi, Nupe and Zulu artists.

African Vessels is an independent exhibition in support of NCECA 2010, the 44th National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts conference, coordinated by the Clay Studio.

Bozo Vessel
SKU: APot-8

(23 1/4"h. x 16 3/4" diameter)

$1,200
Dogon vessel
SKU: APot-2

(22"h. x 15" diameter)

$850
Nupe Water Vessel with Handles
SKU: APot-7

(11 1/2"h. x 15" diameter)
 

$650
Vintage Borana Water Container
SKU: BRNA-02

Woven container with lid and stopper.  Woven of plant fiber with aluminum wire accents, coatef with resin (20.5" h. x 14" diameter). Mid-20th century.
Ex. collection of Mary Sue and Paul Peter Rosen.

$425
Bamana Storage Gourd
SKU: GRD-01

Calabash gourd container with lid, with bent wood and bamboo fibre (18" h. x 18" diameter). 20th century.

$375
Borana Milk Container
SKU: BRNA-01

Gourd container with lid.  Gourd covered with woven plant fiber with aluminum wire and plastic fiber accents (16" h. x 9" diameter). Mid-20th century.
Ex. collection of Mary Sue and Paul Peter Rosen.

$350
Kanuri Food Bowl
SKU: KNRI-01

The rumor is that these bowls dance around at night!  Wood vessel with four feet, and surface carving.
Kanuri people, Nigeria.   Mid- 20th century.
(15 1/2" h. x 9" w. w 9 1/2" d.).

$280
Lobi Decorated Jar
SKU: APot-4

Lobi or Lobo-Dagari people (Burkina Faso),
(6 1/2" h. x 5 1/2" diameter)

$200
Beer Pot with sgraffito decoration
SKU: APot-5

Ceramic pot (6 1/2" h. x 7 1/2" diameter), c.1990

$125

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