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Punch Bowl

Chinese Export

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Overall: 17.1 x 38.7 cm (6 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste orcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View


Asia, Europe



Sides curved to baseband with gold ornament. Hunting scenes in color on sides, panels outlined in etched gold have birds on red twigs & red landscape, between hunts. Flowers (?) in center. Broken, mended, cracked. Plate XVIII in J. A.


Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation