Painted in vibrant red and green tones with medallion enclosing figures in a garden.
Ming Dynasty, Zhengde - Jiajing Period, 16th. century.
Diameter : 29,3 cm. Condition : Perfect, no repair.
Provenance : German collection.
There is a old paper to the back of the dish in German language which indicates, that this dish was found in North Sumatra ( Aceh area ), and that the dish was purchased at the 10th of October 1973 in Medan, North Sumatra.
Please see a quite similar dish in the catalogue : Sothebys "Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art" London 4 November 2009 ( Lot 82 ( Estimate 6000 - 8000 GB Pounds )
( I don´t know whether this dish was sold at that time, or not )