Ladi Kwali, OON, MBE was a Nigerian potter. Ladi Kwali was born in the village of Kwali in the Gwari region of Northern Nigeria.

Born in the year 1925 in Kwali which happens to be in Nigeria, Ladi was said to have been brought up in a small village of Kwali, present Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory.

Kwali is said to have made very huge pots that were used for multiple chores like water jars, cooking pots, bowls, and flasks from coils of clay, beaten from the inside with a flat wooden paddle.

Some of the pots were decorated in the forms of animals and other creatures including scorpions, lizards, crocodiles, chameleons, snakes, birds, and fish.

Kwali was the pioneer of African ceramic art modernism.

Is Ladi Kwali Dead or Alive?

Is Ladi Kwali Dead or Alive?  Ladi kwali is said to be dead as she died on 12 August 1984 (aged 58–59).

How did Ladi Kwali die?

On 12 August 1984, Nigerian potter, Ladi Kwali, died in Minna at the age of 59, survived by a legacy of great pottery.

Ladi Kwali Cause of Death

Ladi’s cause of death is not known at the moment as there is no report or account of what led to her death.

Ladi Kwali Children

Ladi Kwali is said to have left behind no children as she never gave birth.

Ladi Kwali Net Worth

Tho Ladi Kwali’s net worth is not officially known she is estimated to have had a net worth between $1 to $5 million.


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