Ming Dynasty Porcelain Kandi
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Zhangzhou Export Ware porcelain ‘kendi’ (water flask). Decorated in Swatow style with turquoise, red, green, and black overglaze enamels. Bands with ogival panels among diaper patterns around top of neck and floral scrolls at shoulders.
Ming dynasty. Height 22 cm., wide 19 cm.
Production date: 1573-1620
Provenance: Particularly important Dutch private collection.
Made in: Zhangzhou
Asia: China: Fujian (province): Zhangzhou
Ware: Zhangzhou Export Ware
Potters decorated this kendi in a twice-fired technique called 五彩 (wucai ‘five colours’) composed of underglaze blue and overglaze colours.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze wucai enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Feng 2006 / Illustrated Catalogue of Ming and Ming Style Polychrome Wares in the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art (p.66, no. A756)
Medley 1978 / Illustrated Catalogue of Ming Polychrome Wares in the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art (p.39, no.116)
Medley 1975/ Volume 7: Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art (Colour pl. 67 and p. 314)
Feng 2006a / Ming Colours Polychrome Porcelain from Jingdezhen (pp 114-115, no. 48)
Condition: Excellent condition, no broken, no repaired. The condition has been checked with strong UV-light.
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