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.
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