Set of two tea bowls from partial tea set
Overall: 2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 8.9 cm )
painted: in shield: "JEG"
Porcelain tea bowls (2) decorated with iron red and gold lappet band at interior rim; pink and gold husk band around exterior rim; polychrom enamel pseudo arms of New York State with gilded initials in shield on one exterior side and a gilded flower on the opposite side.
These tea bowls are part of a set that belonged to John Greenwood (1760-1819) and Elizabeth Weaver Greenwood (1764-1831) of New York City.
Gift of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
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