- Ubangi, dir. J-L Grootaers, Fonds mercator, 2007 - 100 peoples of Zaïre and their sculpture. The handbook for collectors, scholars and students, Marc Leo Felix, Bruxelles: Zaïre Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987 - Réceptacles, Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau, Ezio Bassani, Marie-Louise Bastin, Vincent Bouloré, Joseph Aurélien Cornet, Youssouf Tata Cissé, Michael Gibson, François Neyt, Jean-Paul Notué, Florence Vassallo, Éditions Dapper, 1997.
Rare AZANDE Terracotta Anthropomorphic Vessel
Beautiful jug, visibly old We can see the same typical scarifications on the body of the container illustrated in Félix, page203, fig19.
Zande pottery is made by women, as is that of neighboring Mangbetu.
The Zande live mainly in northern Congo DRC, but also in the west of the South Sudan and in the Central African Republic
TYPE OF OBJECT: Vessel, pot
ETHNICAL GROUP: Zande Azande
ORIGINE: Democratic Republic of Congo.
DRC (ex Belgian Congo, ex Zaïre). MATERIAL: Terracotta
DIMENSIONS: About 11 inches high (28 cm)
Please have a look on the pictures. Stand display is NOT included