This item is a bowl made by Noritake of Japan and has hand painted decoration. The bowl is 8 5/8" in diameter, 2 1/4" deep, with a 5 1/4: raised ring base. The decoration is a lake scene with two sail powered boats on a lake. The shores have grass and trees that completely surround the lake. The colors used in the decoration are green, brown, blue, lavender, and gray, and the upper rim and lower edge are trimmed in unworn gold. The bowl is bottom marked with a green "M" in a wreath with "Noritake above it and Hand Painted, Made in Japan" below it. The bowl has no wear or blemishes of any type that I can find, it is beautiful! Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.