Ch'ien Lung period, 1736-1795
H: 16.5 cm; Diam: 38 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B83.0458
A famille rose porcelain punch bowl decorated with polychrome flowers, Chinese porcelain was extremely popular in England in the 18th century and considered quite a luxury. Most important houses would have possessed some Chinese items as well as English objects in the Chinese style.
The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir