Nupe Gourd Water Vessel

c. 1900
$1,480 USD
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H: 14.25" Dia: 13.25"
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Inspired by the natural world, Nupe ceramicists fired this water vessel in the shape of a gourd. The vessel's varied textures and colors come from its utilitarian design. The parallel banding and arched motifs create a handworn texture that contrasts beautifully with the smooth lines of the form. The bottom was designed to rest against the ground, constant use left behind a distinctive pattern of white tones. The combination is a singularly sculptural object for the home.

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