A Ming Kraak Porcelain Dish

Ming, Wanli Period c.1590 -1610

A Ming Porcelain Plate, Wanli c.1590-1610. This Kraakware porcelain plate is painted in attractive bright tones of cobalt blue with two deer in a landscape with with a pine tree. The border in typical early Kraakware style with panels of flowers.

 

Condition
In excellent condition, a minute glaze chip to the rim c.3 x 1 mm.
Size
Diameter : 20.4 cm (8 inches)
Provenance
N/A
Stock number
24996
References
For a similar but rather simplified version of this Kraakware design see : Kraak Porcelain, Rise of Global Trade in the Late 16th and Early 17th Century (Various authors, Jorge Welsh Books, 2008. ISBN 0-9550992-9-3) pages 133, 134 and 135, item 13.
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