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Ming early Kraak blue and ewhite saucer plate

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Category
Period
Reference
5311
Diameter
13 cm (5")
Wanli late Ming blue and white porcelain moulded plate. Painted to the centre with an aquatic scene with a wonderful crab on a rock with aquatic plants and an egret / stork stood on a promontory. a rare and therefore unusual design.

the cavetto is moulded like a lotus flower and un painted. This type is early Kraak and according to Rinaldi in Kraak Porcelain is a category 1 border and made at Jingdezhen between 1610 - 1615

The plate would have been made for early export with the Dutch East India Company.

very unusual
Diameter
13 cm (5")
Year
1610 - 1615
Medium
porcelain
Country
China
Literature
Maura Rinaldi Kraak Porcelain
Condition
perfect