Lot 995. A large blue and white barbed-rim 'Birds in rockry' Kraak dish, late Ming dynasty. Diameter 19¼ in., 49 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
each base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue (2).
Provenance: Solveig & Anita Gray, London.
Exhibited: St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 2009-2018 (on loan).
Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020