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Fine Ko Imari Kraak âQin Gaoâ Dish 18C

Fine Ko Imari Kraak “Qin Gao” Dish 18C

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1059627

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380 €

A fine Arita barbed and scalloped rimmed dish or bowl decorated in typical “fuyo-de” Kraak style, the outer register of the pattern containing Peaches, emblematic of a wish for longevity. The register of decoration to the cavetto incorporating various auspicious, precious objects, including Artemisia leaves and Books. The centre of the dish decorated with a fine painting of the Chinese sage and Daoist immortal Qin Gao, Kinko Senin astride a large Carp, Koi. The motif is a popular one in Asian art, and the scholarly symbolism, implies an auspicious wish for academic success. The dish is decorated in typical Kraak style to the reverse, and within the footring is nien hao for the Chinese Emperor Jiajing within a double ring, and four spurs in a Y shaped arrangement. The dish is in perfect condition no cracks, chips or restoration, and measures 21.8cm, 8.5 inches, in diameter and stands 3.2cm, 1.25inches high. Dating late mid Edo period circa 1750-80. Insured shipping at Cost.