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This is a beautiful Chinese Export porcelain footed Bowl with fine Imari hand painted decoration, dating to the turn of the 17th to 18th century Qing period, circa 1700, Kangxi (1662 - 1722) reign.
This bowl is well potted on a fairly high foot and of a good 8 inch plus diameter. The glaze is white with a very slight blue tinge.
It is beautifully hand decorated both inside and outside, using various shades of underglaze blue with an Imari palette of over-glaze burnt orange, red, a light salmon color and gold.
The inside centre has a central chrysanthemum with floral leaves and buds. The inner rim has an intricate border of lappets with floral detail. The outside is finely painted with a garden scene, with a central rock, fence and flowering chrysanthemums and other shrubs with trailing flowers and leaves, all in great detail with gold-gilt highlighting. The painting is really well done and has been carried out in a beautiful free flowing style. The outer foot has two floral sprigs in burnt orange.
The base is unmarked.
1) This bowl has had previous damage with rim cracks that have been repaired in the past using 6 metal rivets. This is a good, stable, old repair.
2) There is also an old small rim chip with associated hairline, the small chip having been filled. Wear consistent with age and use.
This bowl is in good antique condition, apart from the repairs listed above. Enamels & gold gilding good. Please See the Images.
Internal Ref: P 2014



Height = 9.6 cm (3.8")
Width = 21.6 cm (8.5")
Depth = 21.6 cm (8.5")

Chinese Export Porcelain Imari Bowl, Qing Kangxi Circa 1700

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