Chinese porcelain dish. Swatow ware. Wanli.

A good Chinese Zhangzhou, Swatow ware porcelain dish, Wanli Period, 1573 - 1620. Well painted in underglaze blue, with an exotic bird, amongst flowering plants. The border with six panels of stylised flowerheads, on a blue scale ground.
Concentric circles painted to the reverse, around a glazed footrim, that is encrusted with kiln deposit.

David Beaton Collection.

Medium: Porcelain

Condition: Perfect. No damage. No restoration.


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