About this object

Cultural context

Probably a replica?

Physical description

Blackware vessel with near spherical shape and wide spout in the shape of a man’s head. Man’s head has a moustache, holes in the ear lobes, and wears a hat that is the flared lip of the spout. The spherical vessel has raised notched ridges on the sides and a flat base. It is decorated with rows of raised dots that radiate out from larger flat circles in the centre front and centre back of the vessel. The raised dot surface is encrusted with a light grey, clay-like powdery substance.