Porcelain dish with 'kraak'-type underglaze blue decoration. The dish has low rounded sides, a broad everted rim and a tapering foot. The central cartouche shows two deer in a landscape and in the eight panels around the well are, clockwise: a chrysanthemum, butterfly, peony, double gourd, chrysanthemum, butterfly, peony and fan. The exterior is decorated with alternating large and small panels showing peaches or 'ruyi'. The foot ring is coarse and gritty and the base is glazed.

An00263528 001 l


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insect, landscape, flower, mammal, fruit
moulded, glazed


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Acquired In
1573-1620, circa
Wanli, probably, Ming dynasty

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