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Punch bowl: C.39-1934

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Tin-glazed earthenware punch bowl, with straight expanding sides and a curved bottom. Of a greyish tin glaze. Polychrome with flowers and Chinese leaf symbols, in blue, dark green, and iron red. With exotic birds among flowers.


History note: Cecil Baring, 3rd Lord Revelstoke (1864-1934); sold Puttick & Simpson, London, 20-23 November 1934, Catalogue of an Important Collection of Old English Pottery, the property of the Rt. Hon. Lord Revelstoke, on 22nd November, p. 47, lot 570.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.3 cm
Width: 39.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-11-20) by Puttick & Simpson


18th Century, Mid
1730 CE - 1740 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high temperature colours

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Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.39-1934
Primary reference Number: 74769
Glaisher addition number: Gl. Add.56-1934
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 August 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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