Milk container, Tutsi, Rwanda, South Africa.

This is an extra large very wooden Tutsi milk container of bulbous form. The container is very light because it is carved extremely thin and precise.

Wood, blackened in parts, decorated with incised geometric patterns, nice glossy patina, use and wear, cracks and old restoration (see pictures).

Measurements approximately: Height 26 cm - 10.2 inch. Width 30 cm - 11.8 inch.