Ming Dynasty ca.1610

Pinghe County, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province

A polychrome Swatow dish  made for the Japanese Market.(Akadama(red ball)type)

36cm x 7.5cm

Large Swatow export ware charger, in typical Swatow enamels of black, red. green, and turquoise blue, with large red enamel brocade roundels and foliate pendants surrounding the central red medallion, which exhibits a white hare on reverse. The overall decorations very stylized and rapidly drawn, and typical of Swatow ware, the foot glaze retains sand from firing. (5531)


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