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Miniature tea set

Description

Four-piece miniature whiteware teaset with Mulberry transfer design of European-dressed woman in boat rowed by Oriental man. Scene of lake, trees, pagoda, geometric garden. Set consists of oval molded teapot and lid, oval pitcher, and two handless cups and saucers with ogee shape and footings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1880
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Service, Tea
tea services
transfer printing
Accession Number
1958.456.1-.4
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
316964

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