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.)
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.
Porcelain pot with no rim or lip that tapers to the widest point in the mid-central portion of the pot.
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program