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Tea set

Description

Six-piece whiteware tea service with black transfer flowers and fruit, polychrome hand-painted green, red, pink and blue. Teapot and sugar with scalloped edges. Two cups and two saucers

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1850
Inscriptions
"2" painted on base of teapot
"1" painted on base of saucer
"B" painted on base of saucer
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
earthenware
hand-painted
Service, Tea
tea services
Accession Number
1958.348.1-.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
317007

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