Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase
Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase
Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase
Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase
Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase
Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase

Period of WANLI MING (1573-1619)

Ming kraak Blue and White Botle Vase

c. 1620 China

Offered by Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

£1,500 gbp
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Kraak Blue and White Bottle vase made at the end of the reign of the Emperor Wanli towards the end of the Ming Dynasty. Painted in the distinctive style with panels of flowers and foliage with stylised decoration of coins at the bottom of some panels.
The panels are separated with narrow bands of lines. The base of the neck has flowers below a band of stylised cloud scrolls.
the neck has 'Persian' metal ware of silver to the top of the neck with a fitted lid. Excellent patina to the silver.
The Kraak ware was initially carried by the Dutch East Indian Company to Europe where it was much prized.
In Rinaldi's book Kraak Porcelain a Moment in the History of Trade it is Pl 208 pear shape bottle vase type 1.1
Impressive piece.
What is visible is vey good minor chip to the inside of the foot rim
In Rinaldi's book Kraak Porcelain a Moment in the History of Trade it is Pl 208 pear shape bottle vase type 1.1
Dimensions
External Height 31.50 cm (12.40 inches)
Stock Code
5834
Medium
Porcelain and Silver
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