Chinese collection

Item LL 6769
side view of bowl of item LL 6769
interior of bowl of item LL 6769

Accession no: LL 6769
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Punch bowl
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 18.5 cm, D. 40.5 cm

Description: Punch bowl with rounded sides and deep foot rim. Painted in underglaze blue and famille rose enamels with gilding. On the outside, a garden scene with rock and phoenix, flowering plants, and two pheasants. On the inside, sprays of peonies and lilies, and a composite border with floral arabesques and trellis patterns.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 537.