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Punch Bowl

1991.501 (RS21080)

Description

Large English delfware punch bowl with tapered sides, curved at the bottom on a straight foot. The outside is covered with a manganese powder souffle' decoration and six quatrefoil reserves with underglaze floral motifs. Inside, there is a floral motif in the center medallion and a diaper/reserve patterned band near the rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735-1755
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
delftware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
tin glaze
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, PUNCH
Delftware
delftware
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
punch bowls
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.25 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.501
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2475

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