Kendi with floral decorationOn display
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Kendi with floral decoration
Date16th century (1501 - 1600)
Material and technique
stoneware, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels in red and green
Dimensions13.5 x 18.5 x 14.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by E. H. North, 1994.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.
Painting applied to ceramic material before a transparent, or monochrome or coloured glaze for Islamic objects, is applied. The technique was initially developed in China.