Ovoid, brownish-red vessel with lug handles at mid-point of body, and short, slightly flaring rim. Vessel is demarcated around widest point with band of incised dots; top half of vessel is smooth, and bottom half is adorned with rolled texture, and blackened.

Vessel with Lug Handles

Nuna people, Burkina Faso, African

20th century

  • Titles Vessel with Lug Handles (Descriptive)
  • Artist Nuna people
  • Medium fired clay with slip
  • Dimensions 15 1/2 x 15 x 18 in. (39.4 x 38.1 x 45.7 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of Mortimer B. and Sue Fuller, 2006.41
  • Work Type vessel
  • Classification Containers