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200845 - Antique Wooden Ethiopian Container - Ethiopia.


Wooden Ethiopian Container
with a copper ornaments
Original and authentic piece - Dimensions 17 cm high and 8 cm wide.

Depending on the tribe, these containers are more or less ornate, decorations or various materials that increase its value and the prestige of its
Ethiopian pastoral peoples have a variety of containers made in various materials (gourd, wood, animal horn, plant fibers, and leather) and using different kind of designs and decoration. Most of them are made from a combination of media and richly decorated.
For more information: Read Raymond A. Silverman comments on the Baltimore Museum of Art Afar container, in Frederick John Lamp (ed.) 2004,