Urn with cover

Object Number: 
1969.17ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 33 x 20.3 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
gilded: in medallions: "J E G"
Description: 
Pistol-handled porcelain urn with cover enamelled in blue and gilding; oval medallions with initials "J.E.G" and partial arms of New York; marble base.
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