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Large Late Ming Kraak Porcelain Dish, Wanli (1573-1619)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1700: Item # 983062

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 Sold to Brazil - April 2010 售至巴西 - 2010年4月 
A large late Ming dynasty blue and white "Kraak" porcelain dish. The central star-shaped panel is decorated with flowering plants and a grasshopper or cricket on rockwork. The moulded sides are painted with alternating vertical panels of stylized peaches and buddhistic symbols. This item was made in China for export to Europe during the reign of the Wanli emperor (1573-1619). Condition - there are two hairline cracks running from the rim (please see enlargements 4,5,6 and 8) and there is slight rim fritting. There is no restoration. 29cm (11.4inches) diameter.