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Title

Kendi


Artist

Kraak ware

China


About

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.


Details


Other Title

Ewer


Place where the work was made

China


Date

circa 1600-1610


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

208.1983


Artist information

Kraak ware

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
China

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Export Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 139 (colour illus.).