Chinese Swatow ware kendi with dragon, 17th century

$780.00

Chinese Swatow ware kendi with four small lug handles & central spout, painted underglaze with a dragon and clouds. Unmarked, 17th century

Condition

lugs restored

Size

22cm high

References

Provenance: from an Indonesian origin, collected in the 1980's from locals. These wares were keenly sought after trade goods in South-East Asia, and while we know them as Swatow ware after the port they were exported from, excavations have revealed the kiln sites at Zhangzhou. ref. Welsh- Zhangzou Export Ceramics- p62 for a similar vessel.

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