Abuja Pot by Ladi Kwali

A handbuilt pot.


Details

Medium:
Stoneware
Dimensions:
34.5 x 35.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £13,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Joanna Bird Pottery

The balanced rounded body sits well on its base and the form is complimented by the characteristic mottled black and brown surface. There are many different animals and insects, including lizards, scorpions, fish and snakes drawn on the pot.

Provenance

Pottery at Abuja, Nigeria in 1956; private collector.

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