Tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-173305

Description

Porcelain tea service set consisting of teacups, saucers and dessert plates all with white bodies and a blue cobalt band border flanked by two gold laurel leaf pattern borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
Limoges
Service, Tea

Inscription

"FABRIQUE EN FRANCE / RICHARD BRIGGS CO / BOSTON" (Green glaze mark)
"CA / FRANCE" (Green glaze mark)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1958

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)