Kenyan pots and potters
Oxford University Press, in association with the Kenya Museum Society, 1989 - Art - 130 pages
This comprehensive volume describes in detail all of the main pot-making communities in Kenya. It discusses the techniques and training of potters, the manufacturing and marketing of the pots, and the sociological role of pots in various communities. Clearly written by a team of experts, the work makes an important contribution to the study of African crafts.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abaluyia Adavida Africa Agikuyu Akamba Ameru Arial Babukusu bands Bantu base beer pot brewing Bukusu carinated century ceramic ceremony Chamus clan clay source coast coastal coil of clay cooking pots crack craft dates decoration distribution Dorobo dung Early Iron Age Endo Figure fingers firing functions Gatung'ang'a groups hand handles hole-mouth homestead honey pots incised inside Iron Age Kalenjin kilometres Kimilili Kipsigis kosum Lake Turkana Lake Victoria Lanet large pots live Logoli lugs Maasai maize manufacture meat Mijikenda motifs Nairobi Nandi Ndoto neck neolithic Ng'iya Nilotic Okiek Oltome past pastoralists Photograph piece of gourd placed Pokot pot-making potters produce range Rendille repertoire Rift Valley rouletting round Samburu shape sherds Siaya district small pots smoothed Somali stick stone storage sufurias surface Swahili tion trade tradition Turkana types Ugenya usually vertical vessels Wandibba wares water pots western Kenya woman women wooden