A BLUE AND WHITE CHINESE KRAAK DISH, MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
painted with a central lobed octafoil cartouche enclosing a lady seated by an open terrace looking out to a spotted deer beneath a willow tree, framed by bracketed diaper borders, the lobed rim molded with eight panels, alternately enclosing fruiting and flowering branches and precious objects, the underside with further panels enclosing fruiting peach and lingzhi
diameter 11 7/8 in.; 30.2 cm
Peters, Tilburg, April 1983.
The Sengers Collection, no. 156.
S. Marchant & Son, London, 2001.
Exhibition of Ming Blue and White Porcelain. The Drs. A. M. Sengers Collection, S. Marchant & Son, London, 2001, cat. no. 49.
Maura Rinaldi, Kraak Porcelain. A Moment in the History of Trade, London, 1989, pl. 85.