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Hunting a Kuttauss or Civet Cat

Pattern Category: Indian Sporting

Biblographic References:

Oriental Field Sports by Thomas Williamson (author) and Samuel Howitt (artist), published in 1807 by Edward Orme, London


This "elephant folio" size aquatint, plate 30 in Oriental Field Sports, was the source for the printed pattern on an openwork bowl shown in this exhibition, as well as on a 10.63 inch comport.  The civet cat is the striped animal surrounded by dogs in the lower left quadrant of the picture.