This is a nice vintage bowl, made in China with Chinese symbols on the bottom. It is 3" high and is 8" across the top and 4 1/2" across the base. The piercing goes from the top all the way to the bottom of the sides, all the way around the sides. There is decorative crazing over the sides and bottom of the bowl. It is more of a cream than white, with a flower in the bottom of the bowl. It was made to sell at an upscale department store. We bought several pieces at auction, recently. Please email me with any questions and thank you for shopping with us here at Something Wonderful.