The origins of Kraak porcelain in the Late Ming Dynasty.
266 p., 121 images
Dissertation Universität Heidelberg
Kraak porcelain is a Chinese export characterized mainly by blue and white painting and paneled decoration with popular motifs from the late Ming Dynasty. This study sets focus on the origins of Kraak porcelain based on its concept, type, and decoration, supported by the use of philological and archeological methods.