2014.0016.011 Kendi, view 1
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Kendi (Bottle or jug)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    Asia

  • Date:

    1700-1740

  • Materials:

    Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

  • Museum Object Number:

    2014.0016.011


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Object Number

2014.0016.011

Object Name

Kendi (Bottle or jug)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Daniel and Serga Nadler

Place of Origin

Asia

Date

1700-1740

Subjects

Religion associated; Muslim religion

Materials

Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

Dimensions (inches)

8.13 (H) , 6.85 (L) , 6.22 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

20.65 (H) , 17.4 (L) , 15.8 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Daniel Nadler measurement: 22cm height, 16cm diameter

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Chapter] Grigsby, Leslie B. The Kendi as a Source of Worldwide Fascination [Book] Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam & Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam. 09//2021 140th Anniversary Publication, Delftware, Collections, Volume II; Dining à la Française, Asian Influences & Interior Decorations. II. 38-39.
Published: p. 39, fig. 4
[Electronic] Grigsby, Leslie B. 11/07/2022 The Kendi as a Source of Worldwide Fascination. Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam 08/08/2023 https://www.aronson.com/the-kendi-as-a-source-of-worldwide-fascination/
Published: Digital version of above article.
[Book] Sargent, William R. 2014 Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection.
Different model underglaze blue-painted pair of kendi: p. 69, no. 5, noting "kendi" comes from Sanskrit "kundika" refering to an Indian ritual bottle, a type known as early as the 3rd century BC. Kendi primarily used for drinking water.