A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with two deers. Yongzheng period.
Brightly enamelled in the famille rose palette at the centre with a yellow and an iron-red deer below a willow tree and lingzhi growing beside rocks, a puce trellis-pattern band in the well reserved with floral cartouches, and an iron-red band with gilt classic-scroll at the border.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 8.85 in. (22.5)
- Reference :
For a pair of identical plates, see Christie’s London, Chinese Export Ceramics from a European Private Collection, 11 may 2004, lot 58.