19th Century Ukhamba Zulu Black Beer Pot (Trade)DE-COR | Globally Inspired
Rimless pot made from fine clay originally from the Kwazulu-Natil tribe. This bowl has a smooth black finish that's achieved by re-firing the already baked pots in a dry grass fire, then polished with animal fat, used to serve traditional South African Sorgham based beer a custom meant to honor ancestors.
- * Era: 19th Century
- * Dimensions: 11.5" (DM) x 8.5"(H)
- * Material: clay
- * Color: aged ebonized patina
- * Condition: good; aged wear, cracks, blemishes and discoloration
Found in South Africa
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