This item is a porcelain bowl with pierced handles bottom marked, "Hand Painted Nippon" with a pagoda in the center of the script. The piece is 7 3/8" across the handles, 1 1/2" deep at its highest point, by 4 1/4" across the bottom. The white bodied bowl has interior flower decorated sides with a beige well. The upper rim and well trim is a heavily gold decorated band of orange. The bowl shows no signs of wear or damage of any type. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.