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African Art

Beer Pot (Ukhamba)

1996

Blackened ceramic with strip amasumpa decoration

9 × 10 3/4 × 10 3/4 in. (22.86 × 27.31 × 27.31 cm)
Gift of Sue and Bernie Pucker in honor of Susie and Professor Andrew Metrick
2016.48.1
Geography: 
Country Pongola (Phongolo), South Africa
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Zulu
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Mynhardt Bester, South African art dealer, unknown dates
Shipped directly to Pucker Gallery (Sue and Bernie Pucker) by Mynhardt Bester, unknown date
Gift of Sue and Bernie Pucker to Yale University Art Gallery in 2016

Bibliography: 

Jonathan Shirland, Burnished Surfaces, Blurred Boundaries, exh. cat. (Boston: Pucker Gallery, 2015), 28, ill.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.