Ca. 1900. A large bowl of double-walled construction, set on a splayed foot and finished with a barbed rim finished in a rolled lip, the exterior wall hammered up with bold designs of large paulownia leafs around the body below vines and blossoms around the neck and punctuated by three sixteen-petal chrysanthemums, the crest of the Imperial Household, the foot decorated with chrysanthemum leaves, signed on the underside Shigemitsu with the artist's kao and stamped jungin. Approx 11-7/8in (30cm) x 15-3/4in (40cm) diameter.Condition: Very good. Faint undulation to the body in the leaf design just under the outermost width.