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A 'Swatow' polychrome enameled porcelain dish. Late Ming Dynasty

The floor of its shallow curving well painted in red, turquise and black enamels with a dissolved landscape view surrounded by rectangular seals alternating with quadrifoil reserves against the celadon glaze layer diaplsying extensive craze lines. 15 1/4in (39cm) diameter - Estimate: $800 - 1,200

Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com