Punch Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1720

GUSN

GUSN-2875

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

Descriptive Terms

punch bowls
earthenware
hand-painted
throwing (pottery technique)
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
enamel (fused coating)
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Underglazed
Thrown
Castle
Bowl, Punch

Inscription

On the bottom underside, handwritten on a paper label: ""From ?/ Court' near/Chepstow, Mon-/mouthshire.""

Associated Building

Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7 1/2 (H), 12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1336

Places

United Kingdom