African trading bead design bowl


Collection

Harriett Joan Ehrlich Collection


Identifier

EH8


Artist

unknown


Description

A ceramic bowl painted with colorful circular designs. The designs resemble the patterns and styles of african trading beads, decorative glass beads used between the 16th and 20th century as a token money to exchange for goods and services in parts of Africa.


Medium

ceramic

Width

8in

Height

7in

Length

8in

When Acquired

December 2017