Wan Li 'Kraak' Bowl, China

Wan Li 'Kraak' Bowl, China

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Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV




This bowl is decorated with vases and flowery sprigs. A similar bowl from a Dutch private collection can be found in Rinaldi’s standardwork on Kraak Porcelain.
This bowl is of an exceptional quality because of the refined decoration and the magnificent serrated edge.
Northern Europe saw the first examples of this porcelain in 1602 when Dutch buccaneers hijacked two Portugese vessels loaded with Chinese porcelain. The popularity of this porcelain became immense and was imported by the Dutch in vast quantities for decades.
Literature:
Maura Rinaldi, Kraak porcelain a moment in the history of trade, London 1989, pict. 185

Period
ca. 1615
Material
Chinese porcelain
Reference
100-156
Sizes
8 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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