Chinese Ming Dish “Qilin” – Hidden Decor

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, late Ming Dynasty, Wanli (1573-1619) – Marked
Small Plate with the mythical creature “Qilin” as decoration painted in Underglaze Blue. At the rim with hidden decor. Ming Mark on the base.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it May 1981 at Sothebys Amsterdam / Mak van Waay
Perfect condition, only typical traces of production and of the age.

Diameter: ca. 15 cm