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On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Punch Bowl

1680-1690 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Clear glass punch bowl, the large bowl sitting on a short flared foot, the bowl has mould blown pinched decoration towards the base, pinched trailing decoration below diamond point engraving just below the rim. The inscription reads "John Richie and Christian Cochrane 1727".


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glass with mould-blown pinched ribbing and pinched trailing, diamond point engraved
Brief Description
Punch bowl of mould blown and engraved glass, England (London), 1680-1690
Physical Description
Clear glass punch bowl, the large bowl sitting on a short flared foot, the bowl has mould blown pinched decoration towards the base, pinched trailing decoration below diamond point engraving just below the rim. The inscription reads "John Richie and Christian Cochrane 1727".
Dimensions
  • Height: 21.0cm
  • Maximum width: 24.5cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'John Richie and Christian Cochrane 1727' in diamond point
Credit line
Formerly part of the Barry Richards collection.
Object history
This object was lent to the exhibition 'Precious: Objects and Changing Values', at The Millenium Galleries, Sheffield, April-June 2001.
Other Number
9105 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession Number
C.167-1993

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record createdDecember 13, 1997
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