Stand for Coffee Ceremony
Ethiopia
Early 20th century
Wood
7 ½” x 4 ¾”  (19 x 12 cm)

These little known, Brancusi-like faceted sculptures were made to support cups used in a ritualized form of making and drinking coffee that was practiced by several ethnic groups in Ethiopia, such as the Gurage, Oromo and Amara.

$500

 

Andres Moraga
moraga@lmi.net
andresmoraga.com
510-717-9149

Andres Moraga :: Coffee Stand, Ethiopia