Kendi with floral decorationOn display
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Kendi with floral decoration
Date14th - 16th century (1301 - 1600)
Material and technique
stoneware, with painting in iron brown under a transparent green glaze; brown glazed foot ring
Dimensions14.1 x 16 x 13.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by E. H. North, 1974.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.
Brown, Roxanna M., Brian Brake, and others, Legend and Reality: Early Ceramics from South-East Asia (Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1977), p. 143