Armorial tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-173109

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

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Service, Tea

Inscription

"EB" (Painted in gold within a shield)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD107

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1824

Places

China