Kali’na, Karaiibs Indians
Height: 30 and 27 cm
· Two jars, one with a lid, Watrakan
· Ceramic, pottery, earthernware
The jars are made of powder-crushed clay mixed with the ashes of the bark of kepi-trees. This ash makes the jar porous, so that it 'sweats' and thus, through the evaporation, keeps the water cool.
Dutch private collection