17th/18th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Charger, 17th/18th Century, early Qing Dynasty
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. The same type are 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 or Diana 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

Excellent condition: only the typical trace of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 24 cm