Punch Bowl, Porcelain, Chinese, for American market

Punch Bowl

Date:
1785–1800
Geography:
Made in China
Culture:
Chinese, for American market
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm); Diam. 14 in. (35.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Elizabeth V. Loudon and Gift of Dana S. Lamb, John C. Dreier, Theodore Dreier, Mrs. Garrett R. Stearly and Mrs. Peter V. D. Voorhees, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.167
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
This bowl depicts the hongs of Canton, where European and Chinese merchants conducted business.
Mrs. Dana S. Lamb, New York