A nice piece of Ming dynasty blue and white bowl of a pair of Foo lion dog chasing after the rattan ball with ribbons. In the center of the bowl, it has a symbol of a swastika in the form of clouds. It stand on a short foot rim with a recess base and then everted upwards. This is a nice piece not to be missed as such good quality bowl are hard to come by
It has only minor chips at the rim as shown in picture 5 (one chip) and 6 (two chips) which are not very noticeable. Such chips are considered common for bowl of this period. The chips does not affect the aesthetic of the bowl. Other than that, the usual manufacturing fault which is minor. No hairline crack, repair or damage and the glaze in very good condition. The bowl can be considered to be in very good condition. It gives a good tinkling sound when given a tap.
The height of the foo lion dog bowl is 7.1cm and the diameter is 14.6cm