Large Shipibo Vase. Peru, Amazonia. Mid 20th century.
9” tall x 10” diameter.
Painted and Fired Ceramic.
Based along a southern tributary of the Amazon, the Shipibo-Conibo Indigenous people live in small villages of about 100-300 people. Over several centuries, the Shipibo and Conibo peoples gradually amalgamated into one group, first by living in the same villages, adopting each other’s customs, then transitioning to the same language, and eventually intermarrying. They have become famous for their unparalleled pottery, which can be found in some of the world’s most prestigious museums.
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