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Punch bowl: C.4-1836

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain punch bowl, with decorated underglaze in blue. Circular, with deep sides, standing on a foot rim. On the exterior, two lobed panels, each containing an exotic bird amid flowering plants, reserved on a blue cracked ice ground decorated with reserved prunus flowers.
On the interior, a circular, lobed panel containing a bird perched on a flowering plant, surrounded by a cracked ice and prunus borders. Round the rim is a cracked ice and prunus border between narrow lines.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Whitehurst

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29.3 cm
Height: 11.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1836-05-27) by Whitehurst, Miss

Dating

18th-19th century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1836
Primary reference Number: 74987
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 September 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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