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Hunting Punch Bowl: C.37-1931

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Hunting Punch Bowl


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain punch bowl, transfer-printed in black and gilt with hunting scenes.

Soft-paste porcelain punch bowl, transfer-printed onglaze in black and gilt. Circular with curved sides, standing on a high footring. Decorated outside with 'The Foxhunt', and inside with 'Hound with Stag', 'Hound with Boar', 'Hound with Fox', 'Hound with Game' and 'After the Hunt'. Rim encircled by gilt band.


History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28.6 cm
Height: 12.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century, Mid#
George III
Circa 1760 - Circa 1770


The Foxhunt is adapted in part from a print of 1755 by Thomas Burford (1710-74) after 'The Chase' painted by James Seymour (1702-52).

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold black

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed onglaze in black and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.37-1931
Primary reference Number: 33132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 March 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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