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In good original condition
2nd quarter 20th Century
Size: approx: 43cm high, 17 ins high – 71cm dia., 28 ins dia.
Ex Private Belgian collection
The pots were used for fermenting manioc beer and are said by the Shipibo to hiss with the breath of vipers as they provide their benevolent 'sting' of intoxication.