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Ming Kraak blue and white plate

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Category
Period
Reference
5326
Diameter
32 cm (12 1/2")
Ming blue and white Kraak plate / deep saucer with under glaze painting to the centre of, the quiver, Artemisia leaf, ruyi head sceptre and lotus seed head. All items associated with the Chinese scholar and Mandarin.

Painted to the sides with shaped panels of other important plants and objects within shaped panels separated by a stylized cell type border with a Ding or incense burner in it.

The underside painted with unfilled shaped panels.

Made for the Dutch market

Excellent colour and painting
Diameter
32 cm (12 1/2")
Year
c 1610
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Literature
For similar see Kraak Porcelain by Maura Rinaldi
Condition
Very very minor frits but basically perfect