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Punch bowl

1932.315 (RS213337)

Description

Porcelain bowl with hand-painted, polychrome decoration. Interior border: red scale ground with gold rosettes separating scrolled panels of red flower sprigs with black stems. Central decoration: enamel sprays of roses and other flowers. Exterior: polychrome enamel Mandarin court scenes of Chinese figures in the landscape and scenes of birds alighting on branches; all scenes in irregularly shaped scallop-edged medallions; background: orange and black diaper with gold highlights; border around base: black band with red rosettes; gold band; red wave-and-dot band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Punch
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Court Scene
enamel paint
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
punch bowls
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.315
Credit Line
Gift of William P. Dudley
GUSN
34713

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