This is a very good quality, large size Kraak dish. Central fine grasshopper scene with radial border panels in kraak style.
Date c1615-30, late Ming Wanli to Chongzhen period. 31.4 cm (12 3/8") across the top and 6.8 cm (2 11/16") high. Condition is very good, signs of wear and/or use commensurate with age. Some fritting and chip underneath the top rim. Bibliography: "Ming Ceramics in the British Museum" by J."Chinese Trade Ceramics for South East Asia" by M. The item "Fine Large 17thC Antique Chinese Ming Wanli Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish" is in sale since Thursday, February 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Bowls". The seller is "egmont_hoorn" and is located in Cambridgeshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.