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Urns (pair) with lids

Object Number: 
1965.4ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 12 x 9 1/2 in. ( 59.7 x 30.5 x 24.1 cm )
Inscriptions: 

Handwritten on piece of paper found in urns: "These vases came from the old homestead of my grandfather Benj. Hoppin probably brought from China or India by my Great Uncle Col. Carrington."

Description: 
One of a pair of pistol handled porcelain urns with covers. Enameled blue and orange with marbled base. Oval medallions painted in ochre with realistic river scene.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group