090221-2/RL-1325

This centerpiece bowl is quite beautiful, and unusual. It is marked “Nippon” on the bottom, meaning it is from Japan. The date is circa 1900.

The material composition is hard paste porcelain. The bowl is heavy at 2 pounds and 13 ounces. The bowl is only 2” high but it is 9 ¾” wide. The bowl flares out from the round foot rest and curls up and over at the mouth’s rim; it is a rolled rim and is found in Imari ware.

The bowl is hand enameled. The border around the rim is black triangular shapes at the bottom and yellow at the top, bounded with pink, and the yellow has green pink and white shapes - all in thick enamel.

The interior of the bowl is black and pale green enamel with colorful flowers in pink, yellow, blue and red, along with stems and green leaves.

Here are the flaws. 1) There are small bumps in the porcelain at the mouth rim, from the manufacturing process. 2) There are small areas of missing enamel that I show in a close-up photo in the interior, above and also to the right of a pink blossom. 3) There is some fading of the interior color towards the edge. 4) There is a thin line of color that edges the decorative band around the rim, and this color has faded from age and use.

The glaze on the underside is grayish in color versus bright white.

There are no chips, nicks, cracks or crazing.

ITEM ID
RL-1325
TYPE
Porcelain
COLOR
Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow
CREATOR
Nippon
ORIGIN
Japan • Japanese
PURPOSE
Bowls
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Japanese Rolled Rim Centerpiece Bowl Vibrant Flowers Against Black c 1900

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