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Punch bowl

Punch bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:539-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 2

Physical description

Punch bowl of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel and gilded, and on the outside is a continuous landscape with a fox-hunt, and inside on the bottom is a print of a huntsman dismounted blowing his horn and holding up a dead fox, with the hounds pressing round him, and on the sides are four groups of hounds with various dead game, and the edge is encircled with a gilt band.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 27.6 cm

Object history note

The hunting scenes are adapted from prints by J. Seymour (1702-1752), entitled 'In Full Chase', and from mezzotint by J. Burford after Seymour, 'The Death of the Fox'
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Bradbeen, Lowestoft, for £5 5 shillings in March 1869

Descriptive line

Punch bowl of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1775.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Horn; Hound; Fox; Horse; Man

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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