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Catalog Data

Maker:
Mo Abbara, 1935-2016, born Sudan  Search this
Medium:
Porcelainous stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.1 x 23.5 x 22.8 cm (8 5/16 x 9 1/4 x 9 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Sudan
Date:
1990
Label Text:
Early in his career Abdalla drew from his knowledge of ancient Sudanese practices as well as his training in England to design utilitarian pots with delicate glazes. His later forms, with which these examples belong, are the result of bold experiments with new slips and surface treatments.
Description:
Vase with red and dark brown surfaced decorated with yellow rectangular shapes and swooping black lines.
Exhibition History:
General Exhibition, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., October 7, 2019–ongoing
Encounters with the Contemporary, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., January 7, 2001-January 6, 2002
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-15-2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Mohammed Ahmed Abdalla
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-15-2