DISH. diam : 22 cm.
Very finely moulded, excellent silvery-blue painting, illustrating a grasshopper on a rock,between plants ; on the rim 8 panels with small natural scenes:every 2 panels with an insect ; this is repeated on the rim-section of the backside .
-period: WANLI MING : ca. 1595 - 1605 .
- mark : EGRET . ( in underglaze-blue) .
- refer.: this particular dish in : " Kraak Porcelain ", M. Rinaldi , pl.264D.
- proven.: Jacob GIELING . ( Neth.) n° 2123A.
- preserv. : 100% mint condition .
See special note on : " Kraak Porcelain with the "EGRET" mark " . Also according to M. Rinaldi , there are only 17 similar dishes known.