|African Pottery - Zulu Amancishane Pot - 5.5 Inches Across - #54983|
5.5 Inches Wide
4.75 Inches Tall
5.5 Inches Deep
You will receive the exact pot shown here, created by Phumzile Nala.
Traditionally, this amancishane (little) pot could be used for a single serving of porridge or sorghum beer, or as a gift for a guest. Amancishane pots are meant to fit in two hands cupped together.
- The pottery in the Baskets of Africa comes from two different countries, Zululand in South Africa and Botswana. Both types of pottery share key characteristics:
- The vessels are made for the production and sharing of ceremonial beer.
- The recipes for making the clay and the methods of creating the pottery are cherished family secrets which are passed from mother to daughter.
- The art form is not as common as it once was, and is in danger of being forgotten.
- You will receive the exact pot pictured above.