M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES
 

 

LATE MING KRAAK CHARGER

China, c1610 - 30

Type VII.2

 

 

The large deep charger with a barbed edge, painted in a deep vivid blue, the center with a with auspicious

 symbols in a bracketed medallion surrounded by ruyi head panels of sunflowers and further auspicious symbols

(“most of them concerned with longevity, as if to ward off the dangers of wars and famines which swept over China

at the time” (Rinaldi, p100), these panels divided by narrow panels of diaper motifs; verso with large roundel panels with

hastily drawn lingzhi, alternating with narrow panels with dagger-like design; chatter marks and sand adhesions verso

 

Ref: Kraak Porcelain, Rinaldi, p104-5, PL. 104 & 106

 

Condition: Excellent; minor proper rim fritting only

 

14” Diameter x 3”Deep

 

SOLD

 

# 4912

 

 

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