An image of Kendi

Kraak ware

(China  – )

Kendi

Other titles:
Ewer
Location
Not on display
Further information

Two distinctive features of this classic Kraak ware 'kendi' are the thin, long spout and the star-shaped mouth rim - these resulted in the pieces being referred to as 'pomegranate ewers'. The spout is attached to the body with leaves moulded in relief.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.139.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Ming dynasty 1368–1644
Year
circa 1600-1610
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Dimensions
17.0 x 13.0 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1983
Accession number
208.1983