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Ming dynasty, Wanli period 1573-1620

porcelain (Kraak ware)
17.0 × 38.6 × 35.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Howard Spensley, 1939
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Gallery location
17th Century & Flemish Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
Kraak export ware. Central motif of birds and flowers in eccentric garden, sides with lotus panels of combination stylized flowers/phoenix tail motifs alternating with endless knot and grid panels; exterior with lotus panels of landscape and garden scenes with floral sprays alternating with endless knot and grid panels.