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MING DYNASTY KRAAK DISH

China, 1615-30, Type VIII (Rinaldi)

 

 

      

Painted in vivid blue, the subtly shaped everted rim centering a starred roundel with a scroll, surrounded by a border ovals of flowers

and peach sprays, alternating with auspicious symbols, including a fan, lingzhi (sacred fungus - longevity), artemesia leaf (felicity), and book (learning),

all connected by scrolls, the verso divided into sections by a single line bifurcated near the footrim, each section containing stylized symbols or jewels

and dots; chatter marks and sand adhesions verso

 

Condition: Excellent; kiln flaw in rim and minor expected rim fritting

 

Ref: Kraak Porcelain, Rinaldi, p. 111, Pl. 108 for a similar example

 

8”D

 

SOLD

 

#4913

 

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Ming Kraak Dish China, 1615-30, Type VIII (Rinaldi), centering a starred roundel & scroll