Arts of Africa
height: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
diameter: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Bill and Gale Simmons
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Bottle. Ceramic, height: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bill and Gale Simmons, 1994.144.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.144.5_transpc002.jpg)
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Reddish-glazed bottle with rounded bottom. Body bell-shaped, ending at shoulder. Neck 6 1/8" long with 1" opening surrounded by flared lip. Bottle decorated with linear incisions. Around base of neck, 9 shallow incised grooves. Shallower grooves at top of shoulder (1) and around center of body (12). Six sets of 9 diagonal lines decorate center of body to bottom. CONDITION: Generally good. Pigment discoloration (lightened) on one side. Dark discoloration throughout, especially on neck and shoulders. Slight chipping on one side. Scattered minor pitting.
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