MANGBETU FIGURATIVE POT - DRC
Origin: The DRC
Materials: Clay
Description:

Figurative pots are an important element of the material culture of the Mangbetu people. Made from clay, these sculptural pots have a human or animal figuration at the neck of a round base.  The human figures are often depicted with an elongated crown as it is a symbol of Mangbetu beauty customs and aesthetics. Each pot carries its own individual character, expressed with quiet, simple animation.

Description:

Figurative pots are an important element of the material culture of the Mangbetu people. Made from clay, these sculptural pots have a human or animal figuration at the neck of a round base.  The human figures are often depicted with an elongated crown as it is a symbol of Mangbetu beauty customs and aesthetics. Each pot carries its own individual character, expressed with quiet, simple animation.

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Dimensions:

‚Äč22-26 d x 39-40 H