Pottery production in Nepal

Collection with 3 media items created by Noe Falk Nielsen

Nepal 15 Apr 2015 00:00

In Nepal pottery is still produced by hand and the present collection provides a brief insight into the making of pottery in Baktaphur, Nepal

Nepal Pots Baktaphu Artisan China India Ceramics Culture

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Pottery production in Nepal 1
Baktaphur, Nepal
By Noe Falk Nielsen
31 Mar 2015

A potter plies his trade in Baktaphur, Nepal on 31 March 2015. The pots are made from clay and formed using the wheel. The majority of the pottery used in Nepal is produced in the Baktaphur area, although the trade is under pressure as cheap ceramics are imported from India and China.

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Pottery production in Nepal 2
Baktaphur, Nepal
By Noe Falk Nielsen
31 Mar 2015

A woman puts the finishing touch to the pots once the potter has made them, Baktaphur, Nepal on 31 March 2015. The majority of the pottery used in Nepal is produced in the Baktaphur area, although the trade is under pressure as cheap ceramics are imported from India and China.

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Pottery production in Nepal 3
Baktaphur, Nepal
By Noe Falk Nielsen
31 Mar 2015

Once the pots are finished they are left to dry in the sun in Baktaphur, Nepal on 31 March 2015. The majority of the pottery used in Nepal is produced in the Baktaphur area, although the trade is under pressure as cheap ceramics are imported from India and China.