Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pot (with neck)
  • unknown Bamana maker
  • pot (with neck), 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Mali
  • ceramic, impressing, appliqué
  • Object Height/Diameter: 59.69 x 46.99 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 23 1/2 x 18 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.043
Label Text

Very large pot made from brown clay. There is a thick, flat foot on the bottom, a rounded bottom, then there is a wide mouth that flares out from the neck. On the body of the pot there are thin, horizontal strips of appliquéd clay. Areas of the surface are impressed with a bumpy "woven" texture.