Punch bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-34713

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

Descriptive Terms

punch bowls
enamel paint
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Bowl, Punch
Court Scene
Chinese Export
Bowl, Punch

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William P. Dudley

Accession Number

1932.315