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Terracotta Container

Pare, Tanzania

Terracotta Traditional Medicine Container in the Form of a Pig. Pare Culture, Tanzania 

 

This fine early terracotta container would have been used by a traditional healer to store dried medicines. As a result, the terracotta surface has a beautifully textured, crackled patina as a result of extensive ritual use over the years.

Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century (1940’s)

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L: 32 CM
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