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Binh Thuan, Massive Chinese Underglaze White Dish

Binh Thuan, Massive Chinese Underglaze White Dish

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Ming style, An underglaze whie dish with simple circular rounded shape.

Swatow ware, the widely known Chinese ceramics produced for export to European market through the dutch trade in the 16th and 17th century and became very popular in Europe. It is interesting that the glaze usually covers down to the foot, forming a crust of sand on the entire foot and parts of the base and side, which becomes a typical characteristic of the Swatow ware. It is believed that Swatow ware was made in the Jiangxi, Fujian, Yunnan and Guangdong provinces.

This is a collectable piece from the reputable Binh Thuan shipwreck. The Binh Thuan shipwreck was excavated in early 2001, and the majority of the remaining pieces from this wreck consisted of blue-and-white and overglazed enamel decorated Zhangzhou (Swatow) ceramics. The archaeologists definitely justified that this cargo were to head off the ceramics to sell in the Southeast Asian market.

Age:Chinese, Ming style, circa 16th-17th century
Measurement: Diameter 37 C.M. / Height 8.5 C.M.
Condition: Excellent condition and glaze overall, flawlessly perfect. Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.