A large blue and white dish
Jiajing six-character mark and of the period
Centrally painted in violet-blue with an extensive roundel of leafy blossoming foliage, the wide border with four long sprays variously of pomegranate, peach, chrysanthemum and peony, the underside with three large upright clusters of the auspicious 'Three Friends of Winter', pine, prunus and bamboo, box.
49cm (19½in) diam. (2).
- Please note that the photo of the mark in the print catalog is incorrect. The correct mark and period of this piece is indeed Jiajing as noted in the description.