Porcelain punch bowl from China.

Made in China, Asia, c 1800-1820..

In 1953, Sydney collector, Annie Maria Gillies, bequeathed around 100 decorative art objects to the Vaucluse Park Trust, which later became part of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. In 1998, the Trust transferred this collection to the Powerhouse Museum.

The greater part of this collection consists of around 80 examples of English porcelain dating from the mid eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. These items represent the strength of the English porcelain industry, including...


A punch bowl in greyish porcelain, painted with reserves with floral sprays in brownish-black and gold. the interior painted with floral motif to the well, and a floral rim in pale golden-brown.


135 mm


c 1800-1820.


Transfer from the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1999 Bequest of Annie Maria Gillies, 1953
16 September, 2005

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Porcelain punch bowl from China. 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 June 2017, <https://ma.as/319372>
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