Large Moulded Dragon and Phoenix Bowl, Japan, Late 19th Century
Imitating Chinese Ding ware, with a broad rim sloping steeply towards a narrowed foot, the interior with a sinuous dragon and phoneix surrounded by blooming lotuses, a thick and even white glaze throughout
diameter 10.2" — 26 cm.
impressed maker’s mark to bottom edge
rim mounted in bronze, no other condition problems noted
From the Collection of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne (1843-1915), Montreal, acquired during the late 19th century