"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 central doubled medallions revealing stylized floral motifs against white background.
Age: Thai, Mid Bangkok (Rattanakosin) period, Circa 19th century.
Measurement: Diameter 13.2 C.M./ Height 5.3 C.M.
Condition: With a rim chips, firing hairline and frits. Please refer to the enlarged photographs.
Shipping: Worldwide shipment at actual cost from Bangkok, Thailand. Please e-mail us for accurate shipping fee.