Kendi

1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Glazed kendi, globular and squat in shape. Glazed stoneware with floral and geometric decoration in brown/black underglaze.

Historical period(s)
Ayutthaya period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Sawankhalok ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 13.7 x 15.6 cm (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 in)
Geography
North-central Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Sawankhalok kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1994.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Kendi

Keywords
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767), clear glaze, flower, iron pigment, Sawankhalok ware, stoneware, Thailand, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From circa 1966-1970 to 1994
Ken J.J. Baars, Surrey, England, acquired from a private source in Southeast Asia, circa 1966-1970 [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ken J.J. Baars in 1994

Notes:

[1] According to a statement from Ken J.J.Baars, dated November 12, 1991 (see Curatorial Note 6 in the object record).

Previous Owner(s)

Ken J.J. Baars

Description

1. (Stephen P. Koob, 3 February 1992) Glazed kendi, globular and squat in shape. Glazed stoneware with floral and geometric decoration in brown/black underglaze.

Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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