CERAMICS

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

CERAMIC

   
 
 
 
 

TINAJA – CHOMO-MAHUETA

Chomo is a Shipibbo name for small and medium sized pots. Mahueta is a Shipibo name for big pots up to 1.50 mts tall.

Tradicionally earthenware jars are used to keep water and masato ( barmy yucca liquor). In general these earthenware jars are used to keep liquids and solids. The earthenware jars that we offer in this catalogue are clairly decorative.

                             MOCAHUA - QUEMPO

Quémpo is a Shippibo name for a flaring bowl that is used to drink masato. The walls of this bowl converge in such a way that its rim is narrower than the waist, giving an elegant curvature.

                       

     
JONI CHOMO HUMAN SHAPE EARTHWARE JARS

Joni Chomo.- is a Shippibo name for anthropomorphous earthenware jars with face and human shaped. This characteristic is typical of the Conibo from High Ucayali. Some Shippibos say that they made these earthenware jars for the puberty fiesta.

 
 
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