Fine Chinese Works of Art, Paintings & Calligraphy - To be sold 22nd May

  • https://cdn.u1.wrvc.co.uk/ww/AA220518/TBA39.jpg?v=6
  • https://cdn.u1.wrvc.co.uk/ww/AA220518/TBA39/179-1.JPG?v=6

A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE EGRET-MARKED KRAAK 'CRICKET' DISH
WANLI 1573-1620


Finely painted with a cricket on a rock and with flower sprays, the moulded bracket-lobed rim with eight panels of various blossoms and cicadas, the reverse with eight panels of fruit and cicadas, the base with an egret mark and a circular label for Bluett & Sons, London, 19.7cm.


Provenance: formerly the property of a titled English collector.


Cf. Christie's New York, 16th March 2015, lot 3502, and Christie's Amsterdam, 20th May 2008, lot 9 for other egret-marked Kraak dishes.


The egret mark appears exclusively on Wanli Kraak pieces of high quality, fine painting and moulded designs, was used at one particular kiln. There are only about 45 known examples recorded worldwide.


Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000

LOT TOOLS

Commission Bidding

Register today and save Lots to your favourites and place commission bids via our website.

Read more about registering > Register > Forgotten Password > Login >
Live Online Bidding

Live bidding is available via the-saleroom.com. Please note:
there is a 3% surcharge plus VAT for this service.
Please use the link to register and refer to 'Buying' section of our website for terms.

SaleRoom Logo

We regret we are unable to accept card payments of over £1,000 when the card-holder is not present.

Please note that registration to bid will close at 4pm the day before the sale.