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Tea service

2006.44.3047 (RS99134)

Description

Set of six porcelain teacups and saucers. Decorated primarily in bluish gray with highlights of pink, yellow and green. Saucers have two branches with leaves and a large pink flower, alternating with two butterflies. Cups have one of each, branch with flower and butterfly and also a loop handle.

Details

Maker
Noritake (Manufacturer)
Date
1920-1940
Inscriptions
"NORITAKE / M / MADE IN JAPAN / U.S. DESIGN PAT. / APPLIED FOR" (Green glaze mark, M is within a wreath)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Service, Tea
teacups
Dimensions
5/8 (D), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3047
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179957

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