17 November 1999
A MAKUZU KOZAN BOWL
Impressed Makuzu, Meiji Period (late 19th/early 20th Century)
Modelled in the form of a phoenix boat decorated in various coloured enamels and gilt with dragons and flower heads to the sides and interior, the rims with bands of shippo pattern and triangular lappets
18in. (47.7cm.) long
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The head of the prow has had some restoration.
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