Around the side is highly ornate hand painted decoration of two phoenix birds flying among clouds and flowers. On the bottom, there are some hand written Chinese characters.
I believe the top part is. I'm not sure what the rest says.It may be the signature of the artist/maker. Please note that there is a spot on the rim, that looks to be from original manufacture.
Approximate dimensions are: 10" wide and 4" tall. This is a well crafted, high quality pottery ware. That is in good vintage condition overall.The item "Large Antique Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowl. Phoenix Signed Ming" is in sale since Wednesday, January 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "bambu" and is located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.