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