William Ellis Tucker operated a porcelain factory from 1826 to 1837 in Philadelphia, one of the earliest successful porcelain producers in the United States. Tucker had several financial backers, including John Hulme who briefly backed the manufactory for a few months in the spring of 1828.
Place object was created: Philadelphia, PA
porcelain, gilding (material)
Measurements: height: 7 inches diameter: 8 inchesMuseum Purchase: Mint Museum Auxiliary Fund 2003.97.5
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH