"Hare in the Moon"

"Hare in the Moon"

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Offered by Limburg Antiquairs



"Hare in the Moon" "Hare in the Moon" "Hare in the Moon"

This large porcelain Chinese dish dates from the Ming period, Jiajing, circa 1550.
 
A blue-white decoration. In the border birds and flowers, in the middle the hare with an alert hare under a tree and left in the sky the moon.
 
The hare and the moon are symbols for a long life
 
On the back five galloping horses in circles.
 
This is one of the designs of Ming porcelain from the 16th century.
 
In the Topkopi Saray Museum there is a similar dish.
 
Dia: 30.5
 
 
Literature: Krahl & Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul. Volume II, page 607
 
 
Period
`Ming period, 1368-1644
Reference
100-31

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Limburg Antiquairs

Denneweg 45
2514CD Den Haag
The Netherlands

+31 703455103
+31 653177819
http://www.limburgantiquairs.com/

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