Punch Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1720-1740

GUSN

GUSN-2752

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

Descriptive Terms

punch bowls
delftware
earthenware
painting (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
underglazing
Earthenware
Thrown
Painted
Underglazed
Delftware
BOWL, PUNCH

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Bristol, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.375 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1198

Places

Probably
Probably