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Antique Malay Silver Water Container (kendi), Malaysia – 19th Century

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This Kendi with a globular body, round long neck, spout with a cap connected by a chain, and a circular foot, is decorated in geometric and floral motifs.

The Kendi (water container) is a Malay term whose origin can be found in the Sanskrit word Kundika; a water pot with a spout. Its shape denoted high social status allowing drinkers to drink without their lips having to touch the spout of the vessel.

Height 24 cm, Weight 324 grams

Item: #331

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