The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

milk gourd 

Maasai people, Tanzania

20th century 


beaded milk container

gourd, beads, and cow leather

20th century, used (and redolent of sour milk)

Maasai people, Tanzania

length approx. 34 cm

acquired by Jack Daulton in the eastern Serengeti, vicinity of Olduvai, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

another view:
detail showing old repair of a crack:
The Daulton Collection