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Urns (pair) with covers

Object Number: 
1969.16ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 10 x 9 in. ( 43.2 x 25.4 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
gilded lettering: in medallions: "J E G"
Description: 
Pair of pistol-handled porcelain urns; cover enamelled in blue and orange; marbled base; body of each urn with oval medallions with initials "J.E.G" and partial arms of New York State.
Gallery Label: 
These urns were made for John Greenwood (1760-1819) and Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group