"Kraak" plate

Japanese export
about 1660-80


Dimensions

Diam. 45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.570

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Inscription

Label on reverse (J. Welsh?): "67"

Provenance

October, 2008, sold by Jorge Welsh (dealer), to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger