Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beer pot
  • unknown Lobi maker
  • beer pot, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: Burkina Faso
  • ceramic, incising, impressing
  • Object Height/Width: 44.45 x 44.45 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.052
Label Text

Rounded pot with a pointed handle on either side near the center and a slightly flared rim. The bottom of the pot is a dull brown color and the top portion is darker brown and shiny. Around the widest part there are incised curved lines in a wave-like pattern and the bottom portion has a textured pattern pressed into the surface.