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jibana (coffee server)
  • Hawazma peoples
  • jibana (coffee server), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • tin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13.5 x 11 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1248
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Description

The silver colored metal sphere with a conical spout is oriented obliquely. It has a ring shaped base and the handle is stretched between the spout and body.

It is the same shape as pottery coffee servers. See 2007.3085.01,2. The ceramic jibana were an older form that is not used as often and were replaced by metal ones so they were less susceptible to breakage.