Swatow Dish

Swatow Dish

£350
Reference

2534

A Swatow stoneware dish decorated beneath a craquele glaze in blue with the Chinese character for 'great(est)'.
Although possibly not the 'greatest' Swatow dish, it is decorated with instinctive vigour.

Condition: two rim cracks and multiple rim chips and fritting.

Zhangzhou, Fujian province, late 16th century.

Dimensions:

Diameter 37 cm / 14 1932"