Plate with vase of flowers

Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (jingdezhen ware) | 3.8in | Mid-17th century

Unidentified Artist, Chinese, 17th century

Most of the porcelain made for export to Europe in the late sixteenth and first half of the seventeenth century was blue-and-white. This is an extremely rare example of kraak ware painted using colored enamels.

Credit: GIft of David Griffin, 2018
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