Lot 14. A large blue and white 'Kraak' dish, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1619). Diameter 47.6 cm, 18¾ in. Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
painted with a central circular cartouche depicting a scholar flanked by his attendant conversing with a child, below radiating panels of flowers and precious objects at the well.
Provenance: Colnaghi, London.