Famille Verte 1680-1725
Height 32 mm (1.26 inch), diameter of rim 217 mm (8.54 inch), diameter of footring 117 mm (4.61 inch), weight 352 grams (12.42 ounce (oz.))
Dish on footring, flat rim. Decorated in various overglaze famille verte enamels with a bird perched on a branch of a flowering prunus tree. On the rim four panels filled with insects, reserved on a frogs' spawn ground with flowering plants and insects. On the reverse two flowering peony sprays. Marked on the base with the symbol mark: Ding incense burner, in a double circle, underglaze blue.
Condition: A sealed hairline and some, professionally restored, frits, chips and glaze rough spots to the rim.