Water Storage Vessel
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund
Spherical ceramic pot with mellow black patina, wide mouth, and flattened rim. Plain except for four parallel bands close to upper part of pot, one with multiple wavy incised lines, alternating with four narrow relief bands, two of which are made up of raised rectangles. CONDITION: Used but good. Bottom abraded and black surface worn away showing brown clay. Several small nicks and pits in surface.
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Yorùbá. Water Storage Vessel, early 20th century. Terracotta, diam: 14 1/4 in. Brooklyn Museum, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, 1995.83.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1995.83.2_overall.jpg)
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