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Ming Blue and White early Kraak

Chinese c1600 early kraak blue and white moulded small deep plate with rounded sides.
painted in an excellent cobalt blue to show a cricket standing on rock work amongst flowering plants and foliage. made at the kilns at Jingdezhen
The centre decoration is enclosed by an intricate border of various geometric designs and demi flower heads
The sides are left un-decorated by are crisply moulded with an intricate pattern of various flower heads
According to the book by Rinaldi - Kraak Porcelain the plate with this border is dated to between 1570 -1625
Excellent
See Rinaldi Kraak Porcelain, Plate 43 for similar
Item Number 6162

£900.00

Material Porcelain
Age c. 1600
Dimensions Diameter 13.50 cm  (5.31 inches)