Old Sumba Clay Pot with Markings

  • PRODUCT: Old Sumba Clay Pot with Markings
  • ITEM #: 1821-3-182
  • PRICE: $450 
  • DESCRIPTION: This old earthenware pot from Sumba island, East Indonesia is a wonderful piece to add to your home décor or pottery collection. Simple waved markings decorate the textured grooved body, and it’s dark handsome patina make this a one of a kind piece. This handmade, low fired clay pot was originally used for utilitarian purposes in the village household. Famous for their weaving of intricate Ikat textiles on traditional backstrap looms, Sumbanese women used the earthenware pots to store their organically made dyes that produced the colors for their prized Ikat. Mid 20th century – condition as pictured -consistent with age and wear. *Woven Stand included*
  • DIMENSIONS: Overall:  @ 9.5 in Diam  x  9.25 in H