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Armorial tea service

2006.44.1824 (RS98379)

Description

Partial armorial porcelain tea service consisting of a coffee pot, two tea bowls and two saucers. All comprise of white bodies with painted blue and gold decoration of a coat-of-arms containing a gold monogram within a shield framed by a blue curtain with gold fringe and tassels, border comprises of a blue band with two rows of gold stars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Inscriptions
"EB" (Painted in gold within a shield)
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
2006.44.1824
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173109

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