Bushera Pot (Batwa People, Burundi)

Bushera Pot (Batwa People, Burundi)

17 x 15 x 15 ″Hand crafted from clay, employing coil method construction.
$1,450.00
These Bushera pots are hand crafted by the Batwa People of the Republic of Burundi. They are rendered a special treatment as part of the (post-production) firing process to create a rich, black, identifiable surface. While aesthetically pleasing, they serve primarily as utilitarian They are designed to cook Bushera, a traditional, fermented cereal beverage. They are also employed to cook sauces, vegetables and meat. The process of preserving the structure and finishes of such pieces requires a deep knowledge of craft as transmitted through centuries via oral tradition.

Description

These Bushera pots are hand crafted by the Batwa People of the Republic of Burundi. They are rendered a special treatment as part of the (post-production) firing process to create a rich, black, identifiable surface. While aesthetically pleasing, they serve primarily as utilitarian They are designed to cook Bushera, a traditional, fermented cereal beverage. They are also employed to cook sauces, vegetables and meat. The process of preserving the structure and finishes of such pieces requires a deep knowledge of craft as transmitted through centuries via oral tradition.

Additional information

Weight 10.0 lbs
Dimensions 15.0 × 15.0 × 17.0 in
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1940

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Hand crafted from clay, employing coil method construction.

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For Sale

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