17th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Chinese Porcelain Charger, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty – Arabic script
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised Chrysanthemums and foliage. Found in the East African Sea and dated from the 17th Century, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty. Only a very little number of this dishes are known. (This type is not the same as the founds on the Desaru Shipwreck!)

The same charger is to see in the Maas Museum (Powerhouse Museum) Ultimo, NSW, Australia/ Object No. A2453: https://collection.maas.museum/object/174989

Condition: a part restorated

Diameter: ca. 26 cm

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