Chinese porcelain plate with stag and deer decoration


Porcelain plate with underglaze blue decoration in center of stag and deer by pine tree base among lingzhi mushrooms. Inner rim with cross-bars frieze divided by four flowered cartouches. Trellis frieze on outer rim.

China, Late Kangxi Period- Early Yongzheng Period

Diameter: 23 cm (9 in.)

Very small chips on back of borders

The stag is a longevity symbol, only they have the power to find the sacred mushroom (lingzhi)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014031748