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 where the work was made
Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
17.0 x 13.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1983
Not on display
Where the work was made
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Export Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 139 (colour illus.).