Punch Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1735-1755

GUSN

GUSN-2475

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

Descriptive Terms

punch bowls
delftware
earthenware
throwing (pottery technique)
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
underglazing
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Delftware
Underglazed
Thrown
Tin Glazed
BOWL, PUNCH

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.25 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.501