The Palace Museum:Blue and White Bowl with Deer, Pine Tree, and Bird Imagery

Period: Jiajing reign (1522–1566), Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Medium: Ceramics
Dimensions: Height: 6.7 cm Rim diameter: 13.5 cm Base diameter: 4.9 cm

the interior and exterior feature a white-glazed background with two blue deer leisurely wandering across a landscape with a blue hill, pine tree, cypress tree, and birds chirping to one another, all of which combine to express good fortune. Inside the foot ring are characters that read “Bowl of Eternal Spring”.