The Property of a Gentleman
A rare famille rose 'deer' bowl
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
The rounded walls rising to the slightly flared rim, supported on a short foot ring, the exterior finely enamelled with a spotted deer looking back towards a crane resting on the branches of a gnarled pine, with lingzhi fungus sprigs at the base of the tree and two additional lingzhi sprigs in the interior.
9.5cm (3¾in) diam.