Tea bowl

Object Number: 
1927.14
Date: 
ca. 1793
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain tea bowl with a scalloped rim and molded ribs and decorated with a pin and rust trellis diaper border and "famille rose" polychromed enamel floral arrangement and several isolated flowers on the exterior.
Gallery Label: 
This tea bowl was part of the weddding china of Elizabeth Meyer (d. 1858), the wife of Clarkson Crolius (1773-1843), New York City potter and politician; they were married in 1793.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Carrie E. Karstens
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group