Dating: Qianlong period (1736-1795)
Dish on a footring with a straight rim. Imari decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red and gold.
In the centre a superb decoration of a flowering peony tree growing from rockwork near a fence with a Lingzhi. On the rim a trellis pattern band with eight cartouches four filled with a single flowers and four with a double flower. The reverse is undecorated.
The gold decoration on this dish is a very good condition with little wear.
Height: 40 mm (1.57 inch)
Diameter: 208 mm (8.19 inch)
Diameter of footring: 130 mm (5.12 inch)
Condition: A chip, three fleabites and some rough places to the rim were the glaze has worn off.