1961.0823 Bowl, view 1
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Bowl (Punch bowl)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Pieter Stevens van Gunst (Design inspiration)

    Bernard Picart (Design inspiration)

    Ovid (Design inspiration)

  • Place of Origin:

    Jingdezhen, China, Asia

  • Date:

    1745-1750

  • Materials:

    Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Enameled, Painted, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.0823


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1961.0823

Object Name

Bowl (Punch bowl)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Pieter Stevens van Gunst (Design inspiration)
1659-c.1724
Gunst was born in Amsterdam and died in England. Dates are given for LARREY'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND, for which Gunst prepared a series of portraits.

Bernard Picart (Design inspiration)
1673-1733

Ovid (Design inspiration)

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen, China, Asia

Date

1745-1750

Subjects

Classical; Mythological

Materials

Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

Techniques

Thrown, Enameled, Painted, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

6.85 (H) , 15.63 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.4 (H) , 39.7 (Diam)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Palmer, Arlene. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain.
Published: p. 70, pl. 6 (central reserve, only)
[Book] Howard, David Sanctuary & Ayers, John. 1978 China for the West.
Punch bowl portraying same-subject reserves, but with different filler ornament between them: pp. 334-35, no. 330, with similar subhject Chinese fan, no. 330b.
[Catalogue] Motley, William & Cohen & Cohen. 2014 Hit & Myth.
Similar bowl (but with floral filler ornament) with design source information: pp. 82-84, no. 47, refering to Ovid's Metamorphoses (Amsterdam, R&J Werstein & W. Smith, 1732 ed.)
[Catalogue] Mezin, Louis. 2002 Cargaisons de Chine: Porcelaines de la Compagnie des Indes du Musee de Loriant.
Similar bowl and design sources (engravings): pp. 83-84, no. 64, Qianlong (1736-95), c. 1745
[Book] Talbott, Page. 1995 Classical Savannah: Fine & Decorative Arts 1800-1840.
Similar bowl: p. 180, no. 156, listing provenance (18th-20th C) in Glen, Hunter, Presstman, Claghorn, Gilchrist and Livingston families in Savannah, Georgia.
[Book] Hervouet, Francois, et al. 1986 La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes a Decor Occidental.
Similar bowl plus design sources: pp. 83-84, showing engravings (1732) by Pieter Stevans van Gunst for Ovid's Metamorphosis.
[Catalogue] Sotheby & Co. [auction catalogue].
Similar bowl sold at auction: Monaco, June 23, 1986, lot 1119
[Catalogue] Sotheby & Co. [auction catalogue].
Similar bowl sold at auction: New York, January 17-18, 2002, lot 101, discussing design sources.
[Catalogue] 2007 Christie's (sales catalogue).
Similar bowl sold at auction: London, January 7, 1986, lot 406a