The Nigerian Style Vessel ceramic cremation urn is inspired by a Nigerian vessel. crafted from earthenware clay, the top half of the form is incised with decoration. It is a round bottom piece that sits on a small stand made of the same clay.
This urn is inspired by a Nigerian vessel from the William Itter collection of African Pottery. It is crafted using the coil technique with incised decoration of lines and triangles covering the top half of the form. This urn is made from an earthenware clay that is rich in mica which imparts a subtle sheen to the surface of the vessel. The set-in lid can be sealed. Since each Nigerian Style Vessel urn is special and one-of-a-kind, please allow for slight variations in color, texture, and size.
A Beautiful Ceramic Urn
Ceramic is made by heating raw materials, usually clay, in a kiln. The word "ceramic" comes from the Greek word keramikos, meaning pottery. Because ceramic cremation urns are often created, or thrown, by hand, please allow for slight variations in color, texture, and size.
Perfect for Home Display or Burial
Ceramic urns can be kept at home, entombed in a cemetery columbarium niche or buried in an earth grave. Please note some cemetery regulations may require that this urn be placed inside of an urn vault prior to earth burial.