Dish. Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435). 1633-1876. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images 

Diameter: 28 cm. This dish is an important example of Chinese blue and white porcelain produced in Jingdezhen in the early 15th century. The dish bears the mark of the Chinese emperor Xuande (1426-35) and was bought in Persia.