Copy of Mangbetu Pot Male, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mangbetu ethnic group lives deep in the center of Africa, once they were famous for their hair styles that defied nature. They practiced Lipombo, the art of head elongation that denoted majesty and status. The people of this tribe produced a large variety of highly developed art. Their pots are highly valued among collectors. The smaller pots, like these were used for more specific tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and pouring. Mangbetu pots are handmade out of clay and fired in its natural form in open fire.
This is the female version.

Size: 9" W x 11" D x 15" H 

*Artisan crafted and due to it's handmade nature no two alike. Variations are likely and celebrated.