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Lot 208

Two African Clay Water Pots: Nupe Nigeria

Estimate: $100 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
Two water pots originating with the Nupe people of Nigeria. These large vessels are approximately the same size, measuring 16" high and 10" wide at their widest points. The piece with three handles adjoining the spout section comes with a woven base, enabling it to sit upright. These piece have irregular bottoms that impeded display otherwise. Overall in good condition but there are chips present at the lips of both pots. Keywords: Africa, African, Nigerian, pottery, culture, Niger