Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl

Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl
Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl Chinese 17th century Blue and White Kraak Bowl
Offered by: Catherine Hunt Oriental Ceramics
Dealer reference: 6249

Description

Ming Kraak made during the reign of the Emperor Wanli at the kilns at Jingdezhen for export to the Netherlands between 1600 - 1610
Painted to the outside in panels of flying horses going over a turbulent sea. the horses are in various poses.
The horse is an important symbol both as a zodiac animal and a legend of folklore.
The bowl is molded to the inside which with the small size of the bowl with this design makes this a rare bowl. Excellent colour and painting
The inside to the base it is decorated with a stylized flower head.
Beautiful small kraak bowl

Height: 4.50cm (1.77 inches)
Diameter: 10.00cm (3.94 inches)

Condition

3cm small hairline

Date

Circa 1610

Price

£675.00

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