This is a freely painted swatow dish with a pair of mandarin duck and flower spray in the centre of the dish, with tendrils around the shallow cavetto and flowers in cartouches on the rim with diaper boarders. The glaze is opaque, thick, and covers the body and foot. There are sand grits around and inside the base of the foot rim. Cir. Late Ming dynasty, 17th century.
There is no hairline crack, glaze fritting, chip, repair or restoration. Wear to part of the paint as clearly shown in the photographs. The centre is uneven with minor depressions. This is hard to capture on the photograph
The measurement of the swatow wucai dish: Diameter 26.7cm and the Height is 4.1cm.