Ming Blue and White Kraak Porcelain Betel Nut Box

GBP 2,750.00

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Object Description

Ming porcelain blue and white porcelain kraak lidded oblong box with indented corners. The box was made for the European market at the kilns at Jingdezhen during the reign of the Emperor Wanli.
Painted to the top with a ‘crow’ perched on rockwork with sunflower. The sides are painted with a cartouche on each side with flowers separated with a geometric design
The inside is split in two compartments
See Maura Rinaldi on Kraak Porcelain for similar and dates this to 1610
From a private Dutch Collection

Object History

From an Eminent Dutch Collection

Object Condition

Small areas where the glaze has come off

Object Details

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PO Box 743
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