The everted rim lip has cross hatch and dotted border design. The outside of the bowl is decorated in under-glaze cobalt blue with three equally spaced flower designs. The basin is of a thickly potted, simple thrown footed and lipped deep bowl shape, with everted rim.
It dates to the mid eighteenth century, circa 1760, during the reign of the Emperor Qianlong. (1736-95) in the Qing dynasty. The bowl is 11 inches (28 cm) diameter and 4 inches (10 cm) high, it weighs 1272 grammes unpacked. It is in good antique condition, has some fritting and manufacturing flaws including a small firing tear on the underside. There is a filled and disguised chip to the back of the rim at the twelve o'clock position.This beautiful antique bowl or wash basin displays well. The modern stand, which is actually for a plate, can be included in the sale if it is wanted. This lovely antique Canton bowl is a very attractive item to add to a collection of antique blue and white hand painted Chinese 18th century export porcelain.