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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Deer Pattern


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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Deer Pattern - Wanli

This porcelain dish with a foliated rim was made at the famous Jingdezhen kilns during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue is of good colour, the pattern featuring two deer standing in a landscape, one with head raised, the other with head lowered and looking back at the other deer. The border on both upper and lower surfaces comprise various floral patterns. 

The deer is a symbol of long life as it is said to be the only animal able to find the sacred fungus of immortality; the peach represents marriage, immortality and spring time.

Diameter 21 cm (8.25 inches). There is kiln grit embedded within the glaze around the foot ring and a couple of tiny nibbles (fritting) to the glaze at the rim edge, often seen on this type of ware from this period, otherwise fine condition with no repair or restoration and a good ring when tapped.

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