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Saucer

Object Number: 
1927.22
Date: 
ca. 1793
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain saucer with blue enamel and gilt star band around outer rim, gilt scallop and blue dot band beneath and interior band of blue linked diamonds and gilt circles; saucer is decorated with two birds facing each other, each holding a flower, in an oval cartouche.
Gallery Label: 
This teabowl and saucer set was given by Clarkson Crolius (1773-1843) to Elizabeth Meyer (d.1858) at the time of their marriage in 1793. Crolius was a New York potter and politician.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Carrie E. Karstens
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group