The popular name for this type of kendi is 'pomegranate’ ewer, owing to the distinctive star-shaped mouth rim. A similar ewer in the Fondation Custodia (Coll. F. Lugt), Institut Néerlandais, Paris, is illustrated by Maura Rinaldi in Kraak Porcelain, A Moment in the History of Trade, London, 1989, pl. 277, where the author suggests a date of circa 1595-1610 for this type of kendi. A related ‘pomegranate’ ewer, from the collection of John and Julia Curtis, sold at Christie’s New York, 16 March 2015, lot 3500.