Chinese export punch bowl by Unknown Artist

Exterior painted in blue enamel showing an English couple in the countryside strolling to a church with their 12 children in pairs behind.


Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£10,910 ( Total: £44,625)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Christie's

Interior shows a hen and 12 chicks, some drinking from a basin and some huddled in her feathers.

Provenance

Earle Vandekar 1970; private American collection; Christie's, New York.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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