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Blue and white Kendi
BRU 1945
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

This is the only piece of this kind in Brunei Museum's collection. This blue and white kendi has a globular body, a flanged mouth and a mammiform spout. It is decorated in underglazed blue with plantain leaves on the upper neck, cloud collar panels on the shoulder and lotus and vegetal scrolls on the body and spout.

History of the Object
The discovery reminds us of the importance of Brunei as a maritime kingdom in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and of the close trading and political links the Sultanate had with China in particular.

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Type
Ceramics 
Materials
Porcelain 
Measurements
Rim: 4.8cm, Base: 7.8cm, Body: 14.1cm, H: 16.2cm 
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
China; Jiangxi Province; Jingdezhen Kilns 
Geography
China 
Time period
AD 15th century ~ AD 16th century 
Creation date
15th Century -16th Century 
Function
A Malay-style receptacle for pouring ceremonial water. 
Acquisition
Discovered in 1997 during an offshore excavation in the Brunei waters. 
Copyright
No information, data or images may be published or reproduced without written permission of Brunei Museums Department. 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
Brunei Museums Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam 
Museum
Brunei Museum 
Credit line
Brunei Museums Department, Brunei Darussalam 

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