A very nice and historically seen very interesting porcelain bowl. Richly decorated in an very nice underglaze cobalt blue, glazed with a very nice and for the Period typical silky glaze. Ming Dynasty, Chenghua Period ( 1465 - 1487 ). Diameter : 13,2. H.: 4,7 cm. Condition: Perfect original condition with an enormous production fault that makes the bowl to an really interresting reference for Ming Minyao ( peoplesware ) pieces, produced during the Chenghua Period for the Southeast-Asian market : Whereas an Imperial bowl of the same Period with the smallest flaw, still in the Imperial kiln merciless and instantly would have been smashed, this bowl with this enormous production fault surprisingly still was suitable as a trade object for the Southeast-Asian market.