MING-Swatow Cobalt Blue Porcelain Dish with Phoenix
Please refer to our stock # DRE when inquiring.
This is a special reduced price!
A MING SWATOW (ca. 1625) Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Plate with thick, shiny glaze, depicting a Phoenix in the center medallion surrounded by a border featuring auspicious symbols. The back side of the plate also has some decor. There are a few firing imperfections (unglazed well/spots) as shown in the photograph and some kiln sand/grit deposit on the back base of the plate, which is common in Ming ware and a sign of authenticity. Very good condition, no cracks, hairlines nor restorations. Size: 7 1/2" (19 cm.) diameter.