The bowl is 3 3/8 inches tall and 7 5/8 inches in diameter. The interior is glazed white, with a hand drawn picture of Hotei sitting inside a giant gourd in underglaze blue. The flat rim top and sides have a pale celadon glaze. The foot rim has a glazed edge, but the inside of the foot in unglazed, except for a glazed disk in the center.Condition on the piece is fairly good. There are no chips or cracks, but there are some glaze scratches and scuffs.
There is an original iron rust spot in the glaze near the rim. A fun piece of old Japanese porcelain. The item "Fine Old JAPANESE Porcelain CELADON Bowl-HOTEI With GOURD Interior-NR" is in sale since Wednesday, December 11, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Bowls". The seller is "spoonman68" and is located in Hopewell, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.