Tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-173286

Description

Porcelain tea service of dessert plates, teacups and saucers with white bodies, central gold medallion and gold ivy, floral and foliate borders over a cobalt blue band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
Limoges
Service, Tea

Inscription

"FABRIQUE EN FRANCE / RICHARD BRIGGS CO. / BOSTON" (Printed mark in green glaze.)
"CA / FRANCE" (Maker's mark in green glaze)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD124

Maker

Charles Ahrendfeldt & Son (Importer)
Richard Briggs Co. (Retailer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1953

Places

Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)