A nice quality Chinese Transitional period dish with fluted rim, decorated in underglaze blue beneath a glaze of a pale bluish-green, and dating from the Shunzhi period. The centre of the dish is attractively decorated with a bird on a rock amongst bamboo and prunus and with the sun above. The reverse of the dish has three simply-drawn leaves around the rim and a 6-character Chenghua mark to the base. The rim has a brown dressing. There are chatter marks to the base. Diameter 14.5 cm (5.7") wide and 15.2cm (6") high.
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