Lot 60. A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, Ming dynasty, late 16th-early 17th century; 49.8 cm., 19 5/8 in., diam. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011.

Lot 60. A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, Ming dynasty, late 16th-early 17th century; 49.8 cm., 19 5/8 in., diam. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 4,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011.

painted to the interior with a pot of chrysanthemums within an octagonal border of lappet panels, surrounded by alternating panels of emblems and flowers, the exterior decorated with panelled designs enclosing stylised lingzhi heads and dotted swirls.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 11 May 11, London