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Kraak Blue and White Moulded Small Plate

£ 260

Category
Period
Reference
R1
Diameter
14 cm (5 1/2")

Ming dynasty blue and white Kraak small plate. made during the reign of The Emperor Wanli c1600 for export to Europe

Painted to the centre with a cricket sitting on rock work with a butterfly above surrounded by flowers.

The outside painted to show panels of flowers separated by a narrow panel of circles. The flowers are sunflowers and peony.  The underside decorated with typical stylised panels

Very good condition 

Diameter
14 cm (5 1/2")
Year
c1600
Provenance
From a private collection
Condition
very good