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Tea service

Description

Partial armorial porcelain tea service consisting of three teacups, two coffee cups, six tea saucers, two coffee saucers, a dessert plate, and a shallow bowl. All have white bodies with painted blue and gold decoration of dots and foliage bunches, coat-of-arms features two birds holding a branch enclosed within three circles of dots, lines and swags.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Chinese export
porcelain
Service, Tea
tea services
Accession Number
2006.44.1846
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172878

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