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Thai Benjarong Stem Dish with Stylized Flower Design

Thai Benjarong Stem Dish with Stylized Flower Design

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Ceramics: Pre 1900: Item # 642537

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"Bencharong" is a Thai word, meaning "five colors". It also refers to the Chinese ceramics made to order for Thai market using five colors in decoration since the Ayutthaya period in 18th century. However, the color range sometime exceeds five.

The decoration of Bencharong varies from figures of Thai gods and Thai mythical beasts to various stylized Thai patterns of motifs inspired by flowers and plants.

Presented here is a polychrome stem-dish with foliated rim, decorated with a central medallion revealing a flower among the alternating floral motifs against white background.

Age: Age: Thai, Mid Bangkok (Rattanakosin) period, Circa 19th century.
Measurement: Diameter 18 C.M./ Height 8.9 C.M.
Condition: Some wears to colors, with a chip and frits to rim. Please refer to the enlarged photographs.
Shipping: Worldwide shipment at actual cost from Bangkok, Thailand. Please e-mail us for accurate shipping fee.