Late Ming Kraak Ware Porcelain Dish

Late Ming, Wanli to Chongzhen c.1610 - 1630

A Late Ming Kraakware saucer Shaped Dish c.1610 – 1630. The center of the dish, decorated in tones of cobalt, decorated with a grasshopper on a rock next to a flowering peony. The cavetto of this thickly potted Kraak porcelain dish has ten peach shaped panels filled with flowers, peaches and auspicious objects. The base has feint chatter marks and grit adhering to the glaze. The grit was used to stop the piece sticking in the glaze firing.

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Condition
A very small glaze chip to the back, very minor friting, minor wear,a few small pieces of kiln grit stuck to the well of the dish.
Size
Diameter 20 cm (8 inches)
Provenance
An old American dealers label (discoloured) with a stock number and price.
Stock number
25602
£ 720
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Still Life including Kraak Porcelain. Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp), 1582 – 1647. Sotheby’s
Still Life including Kraak Porcelain. Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp), 1582 – 1647. Sotheby’s

 

Frans Snijders Still-Life including Kraak bowls. 1612-13 Oil on panel, 55 x 85 cm Private collection
Frans Snijders Still-Life including Kraak bowls.
1612-13
Oil on panel, 55 x 85 cm
Private collection
Giovanna Garzoni, a painter and miniaturist from Marche (1600 - 1670).
Giovanna Garzoni, a painter and miniaturist from Marche (1600 - 1670). Kraak ware dish.