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Bottle (Kendi)

Red stoneware bottle decorated with reliefs of dragons on cylindrical neck and flowers on spherical body. The vessel's left shoulder has a projecting dragon head.
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  • Red stoneware bottle decorated with reliefs of dragons on cylindrical neck and flowers on spherical body. The vessel's left shoulder has a projecting dragon head.

Date:

c. 1710

Artist:

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
German, founded 1710

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Status

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Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

Title

Bottle (Kendi)

Origin

Meissen

Date

1705–1715

Medium

Böttger stoneware

Dimensions

17.2 × 11.4 cm (6 3/4 × 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norman Chatain in memory of Professor Alfred Chatain

Reference Number

1959.479

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