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: G1147

: Applied Art

: punch bowl

: Tin-glazed earthenware punch bowl. It is a wide shallow bowl with rounded sides on a foot ring. It is painted in blue on a pale-bluish glaze (Delft). On the interior there is a painted head-&-shoulders male portrait facing left within a circle. Inscribed around outside of the circle is: ' WILKES ' AND ' LIBERTY ' // ' No. 45 '. '. There are four flower-and leaf meandering stems on the sides. On the exterior of thr bowl is a large peony-type flower with leaves between meandering flowering stems and a separate small flowering stem.

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: London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe

: London (probably)

: Wilkes, John

: [Citation] English Delftware in the Bristol Collection. 10.19.