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Small Jar with Conical Lid

Tribe Dynasty

Tutsi or Twa for the Tutsi

Country Of Origin

Rwanda or Burundi

Region

Great Lakes of Central Africa

Date

1st half 20th Century

Size

16.5 cms (6.5 ins)

Materials

Clay

Technique

Coiled and incised with the sgraffito technique

Condition

Excellent condition

Provenance

ex Dirk Buys collection

This charming little pot possibly made by the Twa for a Tutsi client has a shape that mimics some Tutsi baskets.

Bibliography

  • Nigel Barley. Smashing Pots: Feats of Clay from Africa. British Museum Press. London. 1994

Price

Price on request

Reference No

874

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