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The punch bowl has a central flower and cornucopia design and a striking gold and green border composed of vertical rows of gold spearheads alternating with green lozenges bewlow gold cross-hatching. There is an intertwined green vine and gold spearhead border near foot. Some wear at rim where...

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Elbridge Gerry; descended lineal to Elizabeth (Mrs. Smauel Eliot) Morison (b 1886); to her daughter, Emily Morison Beck; 1991, gift of Emily Morison Beck to the MFA. (Accession date: May 22, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Morison Beck

Chinese, 1790–1800

Object Place

China for American Market


Overall: 13 x 31.1 cm (5 1/8 x 12 1/4 in.); diameter: 31.1cm (12 1/4 in.)

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Ceramics, Porcelain