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Large Antique Imari Porcelain Bowl

Large Antique Imari Porcelain Bowl

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 14716

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This snowy bowl always remind me of Christmas: the deer on the hill beneath the pine boughs seem to looking skyward for a star. The blue underglaze designs are intricate, but very soft and only confined to a central trellis-like medallion and a border on the bottom; it is relieved by bold red enamel rectangles and turquoise-surrounded roundels of phoenixes. The gilding is lavish yet restrained. Japan, circa 1860. Excellent condition. Approximately 11-3/8 inches in diameter by 3-3/4 inches deep.