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Ming Period, Chinese Swatow Blue & White Phoenix Plate

Ming Period, Chinese Swatow Blue & White Phoenix Plate

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1700: Item # 363797

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Blue and white dish decorated inside with phoenix and floral spray in the center. In the cavetto painted with four medallions of flower sprays on concentric waves. This plate was excavated from the ground.

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.

Age: Chinese, Ming dynasty, circa 16th-17th century.
Measurement: Diameter: 17.2 C.M. / Height: 3.4C.M.
Condition: Nice condition and glaze overall (no crack or repair). Please refer to the enlarged photographs for more details.
Shipping: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.