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    Sale 5102

    Asian Art

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1091

    A Sawankhalok kendi modelled as a frog, 14th/15th century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Sawankhalok kendi modelled as a frog, 14th/15th century
    with loop handle, short neck and moulded spout, carved around the body with scrolling flowers and foliage -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high; three circular boxes and covers, carved and decorated with entwined foliage, geometric designs and stiff leaves -- 5in. (12.7cm.) diam max.; and two globular jars and covers, with lug handles around the shoulders -- 6¼in. (15.9cm.) high max. (6)


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    The frog kendi - exhibited 1972, number 147. Purchased Jakarta, RL 522 - January 5th 1966, Bustani; RL 630 - May 1966, Abu Ridho; RL 672 - June 15th 1966, Nazir; RL 702 - June 29th 1966, Armus; RL 703 - July 8th 1966, Tabrani; RL 824 - March 5th 1968, Musli

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