Djenne Incised Vessel

c. 1100-1400 AD
$1,680 USD SOLD
Dimensions
H: 10.0" Dia: 8.5"
Materials
Ceramic
Collection #
CBH045
Estimated Shipping
$150

Covered in a now beautifully worn red clay slip, this petite hand-formed vessel is an excavated pot of the Djenné people of the Inland Niger Delta of current-day Mali. With a history dating back to 200 BC, Djenné, also known as Jenne-jeno, was a highly sophisticated and prosperous civilization which reached its peak in the 9th century, stimulated by trade in iron, copper, gold, rice, and salt. Rope-like etchings encircle the base of the vessel's cinched neck, textured by stamped imprints and colored by a dark slip. Still in remarkable condition, this exquisite vessel reflects the skill of Djenné artisans, beautifully formed with graceful proportions.

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