brown slipware freehand scroll pattern over chocolate brown

Dish, c. 1643

Unknown artist, expand_more

Porcelainexpand_more

Gift of Leo A. and Doris Hodroffexpand_more  99.217.416

While kraak porcelain found particular popularity in Europe, China was producing Swatow ware for export to Japan, Southeast Asia, India, and Indonesia. Named for a port city from which they were exported, these dishes have a distinctively gritty glaze and were made along the southern coast of China in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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brown slipware freehand scroll pattern over chocolate brown