A large Chinese blue and white dish decorated with an antelope for the Asian market (Swatow) – Ming dynasty (ca. 1600)
Decorated in underglaze blue, the rim decorated with six alternating floral medallions and fish scale design. At the centre, the decoration depicts the sun, pine trees, rocks, plants and an antelope.
- China, Zhangzou, Fujian
- Period :
- Ming dynasty (1368–1644), ca. 1600
- 11.22 in. (28.5 cm)
- Reference :
- 500 dollars (US)
A very similar dish is in the collection of the Maas Museum (Australia), inv.2011/100/12.