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water pot
  • unknown Nyanja maker
  • water pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Malawi
  • ceramic, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 31 x 37 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 12 3/16 x 14 9/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.015

Pot made from dark red clay, with several black firing clouds on the surface. The bottom of the pot is rounded and there is a short neck with straight sides and a slightly flared rim. Around the neck there are incised herringbone designs and a small band of incised triangles at the bottom.