Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm )
Porcelain demitasse cup with interior rim band of blue enamel linked diamonds and gilt circles, exteior rim band of blue enamel with gilt stars above gilt scallop and dot band; the front has an oval cartouche containing two birds facing each other, each holding a flower.
Gift of Mrs. Carrie E. Karstens
Given by Clarkson Crolius (1773-1843) to Miss Elizabeth Meyer (d. 1858) at the time of their marriage in 1793. Crolius was a New York potter and politican.
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