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Punch Bowl

1991.1336 (RS21373)

Description

English delftware punch bowl; large, deep sides and straight foot, with continuous scene around outside; figures in a landscape by castles; on inside is a medallion with castle; below floral and knot decoration; metal-wrapped foot with remnant of blue enamel coating; blue and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1720
Inscriptions
On the bottom underside, handwritten on a paper label: ""From ?/ Court' near/Chepstow, Mon-/mouthshire.""
Associated Building
Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
enamel (fused coating)
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
throwing (pottery technique)
tin glaze
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Punch
Castle
Earthenware
earthenware
enamel (fused coating)
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
punch bowls
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Underglazed
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H), 12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1336
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2875

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