Large Imari Bowl, Japan, 19th/20th century, with straight sides, resting on a raised foot, decorated with a crane in a roundel below a band of three spear-shaped leaves around both the interior and exterior, with persimmon red and gilt details against an underglaze blue ground, ht. 4 3/8, dia. 10 7/8 in.
clay impurities, glazing flaws with pockmarks, surface dirt, loss of gilt.
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