A large blue and white dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A large blue and white dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 4,100). Photo: Bonhams.

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The deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the central medallion vividly painted with five deer joyfully playing amidst rocks and trees in a mythical landscape, the exterior with scattered bird and flower scenes, all within double-line borders. 36cm (14 1/4in) diam.

Provenance: an English private collection

Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE