Vessel for serving beer (Izikhamba)

Zulu peoples
20th century


Place of Manufacture: South Africa

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12 1/2 x 15 Diameter in. (31.8 x 38 Diameter cm)

Accession Number

2000.1237.1

Medium or Technique

Blackened terracotta with incised decoration;

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Earthenware

Provenance

Purchased in South Africa by Bernard and Suzanne Pucker, Boston; 2000, year-end gift of Bernard and Suzanne Pucker to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Suzanne and Bernard Pucker in honor of and with friendship for Charles and Judy Hood