P.O. Box 586 Downingtown, PA 19335 , United States Call Seller 212.308.2022


Chinese Export European Decorated Sailor's Farewell and Return Punch Bowl

$ 5,000
  • Description
    Chinese Export Porcelain European-decorated Punch Bowl,
    Sailor's Farewell and Return and an East India Company Ship,
    The second half of the 18th Century.
    (Ref: NY9418A/Irrr)

    The Chinese Export porcelain bowl has two images of a sailor and his wife known as the sailor's farewell and the sailor's return. The farewell depicts the sailor leaving his wife who hugs him as he is about to depart as he points to the third image of his ship. The sailor's return depicts the sailor depositing watches and coins into her upraised apron. A three-masted ship is seen on one side flying a variation of the East India Company flag. Between the images are large painted water Lilly plants. The interior well painted with goldfish amongst aquatic plants.

    Dimensions: 8 1/16 inches diameter x 3 1/2 inches high

    Reference: David S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, (London, 1994), pl. 232, p. 200, for a similar bowl also with the East India Company Flag.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: porcelain
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Traditional
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Beach/Nautical, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: NY9418A/Irrr
    Incollect Reference #: 425488
  • Dimensions
    H. 3.5 in; Diam. 8.1 in;
    H. 8.89 cm; Diam. 20.57 cm;
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