floral bowl

Pretty floral bowls, hand made and painted in Java.  Floral patterns with attractive crazing, each one different to the next.  And just perfect for nuts and dips, small salads or sauces. 

The people who make and hand-paint these pieces came to Java during the 15th and 16th centuries as spice traders. Originally from China, they're now Indonesian in every way.  But, their Chinese heritage comes through in their work, centuries on. Don't you love that?

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