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Punch Bowl

1991.1198 (RS21374)

Description

English deltware punch bowl, its straight sides have a slightly outflared rim and are on a straight foot. It has a white ground with hand-painted underglaze decoration in blue, green and iron red; the outside is decorated with Persian-like trefoils with flowers alternating with floral motifs above the peafowls and rim motif. The inside has loose calligrapher scrolls with a conforming central stylized floral motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1740
Location of origin
Bristol, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
delftware
earthenware
painting (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, PUNCH
Delftware
delftware
Earthenware
earthenware
Painted
painting (coating)
punch bowls
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.375 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1198
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2752

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