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Ko Imari Sometsuke Bell shaped Bowl c.1740

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1322717

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A bowl of unusual inverted bell shape with a comparatively high foot-rim the exterior decorated in early Ming style with an elaborate high looping lotus arabesque to the body. The foot decorated with stylised lotus petals and an “oxo” border to the foot-ring. The interior of the bowl decorated with a band of alternating pairs of crested waves with blossom to the rim, and a roundel form “pussy foot dragon” with stylised clouds in the well of the bowl. The bowl dates to the period 1740-60. It measures 14cm in diameter and 9.5cm in height. It is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost.