A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-) INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986

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Lot 6AR
A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-)
INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986

Sold for £ 42,500 (US$ 51,133) inc. premium
A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-)
INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986
the bulbous body with narrow neck leading into an organic, angled, trumpet mouth, the mixed-colour finish depicts soft orange cloud-forms against black
height 33.5cm

Footnotes

  • Examples of Udundo's work can be found in museums across the world; including The British Museum and the V&A, London; and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

    Provenance;
    Bought directly from the Crafts Council in 1986 by the current owner.
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A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-) INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986
A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-) INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986
A Hand-built Burnished and Carbonised Terracotta Vessel by Magdalene Odundo, OBE (Kenyan/British, 1950-) INCISED SIGNATURE TO BASE 'ODUNDO'; 1986
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