D1814. Blue and White Kraak-Style Kendi
Delft, circa 1680
Marked with numeral I in blue
Painted with four fan-shaped panels depicting important and auspicious scholars’ items, such as a double- gourd and a fly whisk with ribbons, separated by narrow panels decorated with continuous scroll and dot motifs in the neck, interrupted by a border of ribbons around the shoulder, the spout with oral scrollwork.
Height: 16.4 cm. (6.5 in.)