Presented for sale is a handsome Meiji Period Japanese Kutani center bowl. The exterior is decorated in the “Thousand Scholars” theme and the interior is painted with birds and botanicals. These large bowls are superb sitting on a sideboard, coffee table, or console. They are decorative from all angles.
This bowl is in excellent condition with only minor wear to the rim enamels commensurate with its age and wear to the background enamel on the band painted with scrolls near the base.
Size: 11 5/8” Diameter, 5 ½” Height.
Meiji Period Kutani Center Bowl, Thousand Scholars