Japanese bowl & cover, hidden dragon pattern, Guangxu mark (1875-1908), late 19th century
Japanese covered bowl, painted in a fluid underglaze blue with a large- scale pattern of dragons amongst Buddhist symbols, the rims with a Greek key pattern, the centers of both pieces with a four character mark within a wreath border.
Chinese Guanxu 4-character mark, (1875-1908),
Japanese, late 19th century
minor chips to footrim
8cm high, 10.5cm wide
from an old English collection