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Culture:English
Title:punch bowl
Date Made:1780-1800
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead glazed, refined white earthenware (pearlware), underglaze blue enamel
Place Made:United Kingdom; England; Staffordshire (probably) or Yorkshire
Measurements:overall: 5 x 11 in.; 12.7 x 27.94 cm
Accession Number:  HD 56.091.2
Credit Line:Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.
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Description:
English pearlware punch bowl with chinoiserie decoration in blue and an applied foot. The interior rim is decorated with a trellis border with looped trefoils underneath. The exterior of the bowl has a landscape scene with pagoda, fence, flowers, trees, birds flying overhead, and two men holding parasols, with one pointing his finger upward.

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pagodas

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