M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
    

 

ASSOCIATED PAIR MING KRAAK DISHES

Rinaldi, Border VIII

China, c1595-1615

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each with a slightly flared and foliated edge and rounded cavetto, painted in nicely shaded underglaze blue with central bracketed

auspicious symbols (the gourd of Li Tieguai – protecting children from smallpox, and enhancing longevity) within thinly-outlined further

auspicious symbols alternating with sunflowers set within round panels linked by scrolls, the verso divided into segments

by thin lies framing pearls and dots

 

Ref : See Rinaldi, p. 109-10; for a similar dish from Rinaldi’s personal collection, see Pl. 104

 

Condition : Excellent, with expected rim frits. (Kraak porcelains usually have somewhat “moth-eaten rims,

due to the thin glazes that flaked with time and usage). A few footrim chips;  2 rim chips.             

One with chatter marks verso, one with clay visible in concentric circles verso, as Pl. 52 Rinaldi; fine sugary glaze.

 

8.25” Diameter

 

pRICE : Please Inquire

 

SOLD

 

 

Left Example

 

 

Right Example (SOLD)

 

Also See :

 

Kangxi Transitional Style Plate, China,  c1680-90

Kangxi Molded & Barbed Plate, c1700-1710

 

 

 

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Pair Ming Kraak Blue & White Dishes, Rinaldi Border VIII, China, 1505-1615