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Kendi

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    16th century or 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    1564-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 6

Physical description

Kendi of porcelain, the body bulbous with mammiform spout, the neck long and expanding at top, painted with dark blue floral and scroll patterns.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

16th century or 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Bought in Iran (From the Richard collection).

Descriptive line

Kendi, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; China, Ming dynasty, 16th or 17th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Scrolls (motifs); Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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