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Sung Dynasty Stoneware Kendi

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Start price: $60

Estimated price: $300 - $500

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Sung Dynasty, ca. mid-10th to 12th century CE. Ribbed honey pot style kendi for olive oil, or other cooking oils/vinegars. Three lugs to the shoulder, and a curled spout. Pitting and various discoloration speaks to it’s time likely on the ocean floor, which is also a estimate to the craftsmanship. Size 7 1/4" H x 8" W

Condition: As-is condition with loss to spout, soiling and patina throughout.