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Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish -Double Phoenix


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Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Double Phoenix Pattern

This blue & white "Swatow" porcelain dish was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is decorated in underglaze blue of very good colour and features the "double phoenix" pattern, two phoenixes standing facing each other, presumably male and female, surrounded by foliage and blossoms, and coated in a crackled glaze. 

Swatow, or Zhangzhou ceramics, were often exported to the South East Asian market. A common feature of such ware is the sand / kiln grit that adheres to the glaze on the underside. 

Diameter 28 cm (11 inches). Despite the kiln grit on its underside, and a few surface scratches, this is a particularly nice example and has no repair or restoration.

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