Dish, Provenance: China, Dating: Wanli period (1573-1620), Dish on a footring with a glazed base and a flattened rim, decorated in underglaze blue. In the centre a "Fenghuang", the Chinese phoenix, standing in a landscape on rocks, around this decoration a thin band of scrolls. The cavetto is left blank. On the interior rim a band in which is drawn alternatingly a flower, lozenge, cash and a artemisia leaf, precious Buddhist objects tied with ribbons. On the exterior wall twice a long stem with three tiny peaches with in between a small dot. On the exterior rim three stems with a small flower. Dimensions: Height: 26 mm (1.02 inch), Diameter: 142 mm (5.59 inch), Diameter of footring: 73 mm (2.88 inch). Condition: Some glaze wearing to the rim.