Pot

Nupe peoples
mid 20th century
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2010.951

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, double globed earthenware vessel with decorative incised markings

On View

Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Pottery

Provenance

1988, sold by African merchant in the USA to Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago; October 27, 2006, sold by Dawson to Olaperi Onipede, Watertown, MA; 2010, gift of Olaperi Onipede to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Olaperi Onipede in memory of her parents Dr. F. Oladipo Onipede and Mrs. Frances A. Onipede