Export Trade, 1790-1820
In the 18th century, punch was a strong alcoholic combination of five key ingredients: alcohol (usually rum and/or brandy), citrus, sugar, water, and spice. The bowl’s decoration features both polychrome floral bouquets and sepia landscape scenes.
Porcelain. H 15.2, Dia 36.8 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 21445