Plate - Blue and white - Porcelain - 21 centimeter Three Friends of Winter - China - Wanli (1573-1619)

Description
Plate - Blue and white - Porcelain - 21 centimeter Three Friends of Winter - China - Wanli (1573-1619)
Good condition, see description - 35×210×210 mm

A very nicely decorated kraak plate with a rare scene the Three Friends of Winter in a Tomobako

21-3-19-1-5

The Three Friends of Winter, also known as Suihan Sanyou, Saikan Sanyu or Sehansam-u, is an art motif that comprises the pine, bamboo, and plum. The Chinese, the Japanese and the Koreans observed that the pine, bamboo and plum do not wither as the cold days deepen into the winter season unlike many other plants. Known by them as the Three Friends of Winter, they entered the conventions of East Asian culture.Together they symbolize steadfastness, perseverance, and resilience. They are highly regarded in Confucianism and as such represent the scholar-gentleman's ideal

Condition
Overall Condition; Good, rimfritting and 2 hairlines

All will be packed neat and sent track and trace and insurance. Registered airmail
Packages are always shipped on the next wednesday. If there is a specific hurry please contact us.

Lot details
Object
Plate
Material
Porcelain
Period
Wanli (1573-1619)
Region/ Country of origin
China
Decor/ ware
Blue and white
Title of artwork
21 centimeter Three Friends of Winter
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
35×210×210 mm
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