Chinese ‘Kraak’ porcelain dish, deer in garden, Ming, earlier 17th century

$685.00 AUD

Chinese ‘Kraak’ porcelain dish, painted in underglaze blue with a deer in a garden, the border with panels of stylized flowers.


earlier 17th century

20.7cm wide

Original firing flaws including sanding to middle,  faint hairline crack to rim

Almost identical dishes were brought up off the ‘Wanli Wreck’, a Portuguese ship lost around 1625 off the east coast of Malaysia while carrying a cargo of Ming porcelain amongst its trade goods.




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