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Object Number: 
ca. 1793
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 7 x 14 cm )
Porcelain bowl decorated with blue enamel band with gold stars on interior rim; exterior rim has a pattern of blue enamel linked diamonds and gilt circles; two birds facing each other, each holding a flower, are in an oval cartouche on either side of the bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This bowl 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 politican.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Carrie E. Karstens
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group