In Chinese mythology, the tiger and dragon are contrasted with eachother when representing the good and evil forces in Nature.
For other 'Kraak' examples decorated with tigers, see M. Rinaldi, Kraak porcelain, London, 1989, pl. 196 and 103; and Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, C.J.A. Jörg and J. van Campen, Catalogue, p. 63, pl. 47b.