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Object Name: Bowl
Date: ca. 1793
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Medium: Porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 7 x 14 cm )
Place made: Asia, China
Description: 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.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Carrie E. Karstens
Object Number: 1927.24
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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.