Gurage Injera Platter Bowl
Approx Age: Mid 20th Century
Dimensions cm: 60 wide x 11 high
Ref. Number: 1281
An exquisitely designed huge Gurage Injera platter bowl or tray, the bowl on the underside is decorated with incised markings of Coptic Christian geometric design. The underside of the main lip of the tray/bowl has a lovely patina with has bought out the ruby of the wood, some scuffs and marks due to age and wear.
Provenance: Ex private Belgian collection.
Injera, sometimes transliterated enjera or
The Gurage people are a Semitic speaking Ethnic Group that live in Southwest Ethiopia. This Carved Bowl is made from the Sholla’ Tree and decorated with a geometric design of the Coptic Christian Motif. The bowl is rich in colour, designs and purpose.This Injera tray-like bowl would be a gift for the woman of the household from her husband. This Bowl has
Photo opposite of Gurage women at market.
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