This is a very big museum quality blue and white deep Bowl. It has a wonderful celadon enamel over the exterior and a white enamel over its bottom. The Bowl is signed (a seal and signature) by IKEKATSU. The interior of the bowl is very finely decorated with a scene of three koi- fish in water and among sea-weeds. The Bowl is heavy by weight. The Bowl has all signs of late Edo (early Meiji) cast and glazing. There is a red oxidation line on the edge.
The Bowl has no damages or losses.
This Bowl is 15 inches in Diameter, 7.5 inches tall and 6 inches deep.