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Title

Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs

late 16th century-17th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

Alternate image of Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs by
Alternate image of Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs by
Alternate image of Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs by
Alternate image of Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs by
Alternate image of Kendi decorated with panels of floral designs by
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
    Date
    late 16th century-17th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
    Dimensions
    19.6 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Anthony Odillo Maher 1998
    Location
    Lower Asian gallery
    Accession number
    18.1998
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • The Way We Eat, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Apr 2021–13 Jun 2022

    • Elemental, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Jul 2022–2024

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

  • Provenance

    Jane Carnegie, pre Feb 1977, Melbourne/Victoria/Australia

    Anthony Odillo Maher, Feb 1977-Feb 1998, Leura/New South Wales/Australia, purchased from Jane Carnegie of Oriental Art (art dealership), Melbourne, Feb 1977. Donated to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Feb 1998.