Milk pot - Wood - Hima - Uganda

Description
Milk pot - Wood - Hima - Uganda
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Recipient used to conserve milk in East Africa.

The lid in wickerwork is decorated with spirals, revealing a certain influence of the Tutsi of this region, this is a pot serving as receptacle for the milk of these breeders pastoralists living near the Nile.

The decoration is composed of bands of aluminum. The bottom is rounded.

Greasy patina. Very hard wood.

Lot details
Object
Milk pot
Ethnic group/ culture
Hima
Region/ country
Uganda
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
20×19×6 cm
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