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Set of six tea bowls from partial tea set

Object Number: 
1969.18g1-6
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: in gold in shield: "JEG"
Description: 
Set of six porcelain tea bowls decorated with iron red and gold lappet band at interior rim; pink and gold husk around exterior rim; and polychromed enamel pseudo arms of New York State with gilded initials in shield on one exterior side and a gilded flower on the opposite side.
Gallery Label: 
These pieces are a part of a set that belonged to John Greenwood (1760-1819) and Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831) of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group