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Drinking vessel: OC.128-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Spherical kendi (drinking vessel). Spout handle missing, and opening now trimmed in metal. Drinking spout modelled and incised with the stylised features of a frog head, with bulging eyes and curlicue nostrils. Mouth serves as an opening. Other applied strips denote legs and add decorative interest to vessel.
Eroded glaze, which stops short of the base. Originally dark brown with a greenish caste.
Slight foot ring and base unglazed. Pinkish biscuit.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm
Length: 15 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Sawankhalok ⪼ Thailand

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.


14th Century-15th Century#
1300 CE - 1499 CE

Components of the work

Spout Opening composed of metal
Base, Foot Ring
Frog Features

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Applied decoration

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.128-1946
Primary reference Number: 77550
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 July 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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