A Chinese Export Famille-Rose Punch Bowl

circa 1735-40
Reference #: CEPF26

Diameter: 15 5/8 inches (39.7 cm.)

painted around the exterior with a continuous scene of crowing and confronting cocks, a hen and two chicks, a bird and butterfly in flight and a pair of Chinese pheasants perched on flowering branches, all amidst flowering plants and rocks beneath a gold Y-diaper border around the rim, the interior with a cock crowing on a rock amidst peonies and other flowers and fruit beneath a pink cell diaper border around the rim reserved with six alternating floral and Chinese riverscape panels.

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