This is nice and large Shou bowl dated to Kangxi (1662-1772) period. The Shou bowl stand on a short footrim, with recess based and then everted upwards. The base has a hand painted private kiln seal mark that can be dated to the Kangxi period. Both on the outside and cavetto of the shou bowl, it is surrounded with tibetan scripts. In the center of bowl, it has a large charatecr of Shou surrounded by a circle of ruyi and within a star. While it is common to find the shou style in the same design in plate form (see Diana cargo), it is more difficult to find them in the bowl form and therefore it is more scarce and harder to come by. This piece is acquired from a private collection.
The bowl is in very good condition,with the exception of some minor pin-holes. No repair, chip, hairline or fritting. The glaze is in excellent condition too. The Shou bowl is in very good condition.
The diameter of the bowl is 20.3cm (8") and the height is 8cm.