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Catalog Data

Maker:
Mo Abbara, 1935-2016, born Sudan  Search this
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.4 x 19.4 x 19.3 cm (6 1/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8 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:
Porcelain pot with no rim or lip that tapers to the widest point in the mid-central portion of the pot.
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-15-5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Mohammed Ahmed Abdalla
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-15-5