Large, vintage, black Chinese cloisonne bowl. This lovely bowl features chrysanthemums and a butterfly in the center, with a bright blue trim on the outer edge. The exterior of the bowl is also decorated with a butterfly and chrysanthemums. In Chinese culture, the chrysanthemum symbolizes nobility and elegance. The interior of the foot of the bowl is bright blue. It dates to the latter half of the 20th century, and is in excellent condition.