Ceramic Head

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Identifier

KKBOC0039

Title

Ceramic Head

Description

Ceramic sculpture of young black female with hooped earrings and curly hair, the top half of the head is open and would have possibly have been used for drinking or containing miscellaneous items.

Type

Koloniale Boekjes en Artefacten

Relation

Collection of colonial booklets, memorabilia, etc. from around the world.

Source

The Black Archives

Format

Ceramic Sculpture

Subject

Black Girl

Physical Dimensions

13x17x12

Country of Production

Italy

Place of Production

Rome

Keywords

Sculpture, Ceramic, Skull, Container, Earrings, Curly Hair, Goblet

Archived By

Richard Weaver

Oral History

Mitchell bought this object whilst travelling around Rome, where he said he saw a number of these types of ceramic containers which used black subjects in the design.

Citation

“Ceramic Head,” The Black Archives, accessed February 7, 2023, https://collection.theblackarchives.nl/items/show/41.
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