|Film Description:||Reel 16 of 65|
ShotlistReel 16 of 65
Cat. Reel 359 1969: Reel 16: Ethiopia. April 3. Gondar. Welega. Teda.
Potter forming base of pot by hand on movable platform without
wheel (Ethiopian Jewish potters).
Forming sidewalls using hand tool: note use of fingers on side-wall (cu) .
Forming neck of vase (cu).
Forming handles of vase (cu).
Starting base of pot (cu).
Forming sidewalls, neck (cu).
Attaching handle, forming spout by poking hole into knob (cu).
Decorating a pot using a stick. Smoothing lip with a leaf (cu).
Fired pot, unfired pot (cu). note ease of modeling with stick.
Making clay figure of woman grinding grain (shown finished a left) note ring on potter's thumb.
Forming clay woman.
Forming eyes, mouth with stick
Attaching body to base (cu).
Forming grindstone and arms:
Forming and attaching mortar.
Forming pestle, arms.
Forming baby, attaching to mother's back.
Forming eyes, mouth of baby.
Finishing the piece.
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Falashas, Ceramics, Pottery, Gondar, Welega, Teda|
|Tags:||Ceramics | Falashas | Gondar | Pottery | Teda | Welega|
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