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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1824

Places

China