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Tea set

Description

Twenty-two piece Chinese export tea service consisting of teapot and lid, caddy and lid, cream pot and lid, two waste dishes, four teabowls and saucers, five saucers, seven handled cups and saucers, and one bowl. Polychrome hand painted underglaze with design of a beribboned vase of flowers and leaves. Rims of vessels decorated with network bands interspersed with rosebuds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1830
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Service, Tea
tea services
Accession Number
1958.228.1-.22
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
316958

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