An 18th century Chinese export porcelain punch bowl. An 18th century Chinese export porcelain punch bowl. Qianlong period (1736 - 1795). Of circular form, the exterior overglaze painted in enamels depicting a group of scholars enclosed within a gilt cartouche and profusely decorated with a colourful array of flowers, the interior edge decorated with a gilt and iron red foliate pattern border. 10.3 in (26.2 cm) diameter.