Punch Bowl

1795


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

40.243

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. King-te-chen. Large, decorated in blue and gold. Medallion in center of bottom representing Virtues. Blue ribbon in festoons around rim; three medallions with motto “We by dying life attain” and date 1795; masonic emblems of square, calipers, rule, etc., at intervals. Monogram FHB in three places.

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. Gorham Bacon presented by his daughter, Mrs. R. M. H. Harper