Chinese planters/ jardinieres come in assorted shapes, this unique Northern Chinese shaped planter is taller and rim is smaller than the widely popular canton shaped bowl. Our planter bowl has a fluted bottom and round rim top. Hand painted Dragon, and carved lion dogs with dragon and heavenly cloud motif painting. There are four lion head handles with four rhythmic pattern rings. Hand made in northern China using age old techniques. The off white porcelain is thick walled and made for indoor or out door use. Use this stunning item on the floor with a fishbowl stand, or place on a table top. We suggest a 11.5" Dia wooden stand to enhance its beauty.