Ming Dynasty Swatow covered box, enamel dec. remaining, 16th-17th century

$895.00 AUD

Ming Dynasty ‘Swatow’ type porcelain covered box, the globular form with onglaze ‘cold-painted’ enamel decoration remaining, including green landscape roundels on a red lattice ground with scrolling lotus leaves and flowers, the knop a small daisy flower.
16th-17th century

14x14cm
some wear to enamels, small rim chip

Very similar body & decoration to the ‘Bihn Thuan’ shipwreck, first decade of the 17th century.

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