Bowl of the Ming Period Decorated with Landscapes and Cranes, China Jiajing

Bowl of the Ming Period Decorated with Landscapes and Cranes, China Jiajing

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Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV




This exceptional 16th century Chinese Ming bowl with a magnificent landscape with cranes is manufactured during the reign of Jiajing, an emperor of the Ming Dynasty.
The decorations on Jiajing porcelain show a strong Taoist influence, because Jiajing was a fervent follower of Taoism.
According to tradition, the Chinese Heavenly Cranes (tian-he) or Blessed Cranes (xian-he) were messengers of wisdom. The legendary Taoist profundities were said to be carried on the back of a crane.

Period
ca. 1560
Material
Chinese porcelain
Reference
100-155
Sizes
10.5 x 21.5 cm

Offered by

Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Postbus 171
5688 ZK Oirschot
The Netherlands

+31 499578037
+31 655822218
http://www.kollenburgantiquairs.com/

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