Blue and White Deer, Crane and Pine Dish

Tianqi Period (1621-1627)
Porcelain, Underglaze Cobalt Blue
Jingdezhen, Jianxi Province, South Central China
Chenghua mark
D: 21.5cm

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Both dishes decorated with a Crane in flight amongst clouds over a pine tree and deer. One dish inscribed Da Ming Chenghua nian zhi to the base.

Crane, deer and pine are all symbols of longevity and were depicted on these dishes for their auspicious meaning.