Tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1921-1940

GUSN

GUSN-203482

Description

Nineteen piece Noritake tea service consisting of: teapot with cover, sugar with cover, creamer, four tea cups, six saucers, and six dessert plates [missing two teacups]. Yellow band decoration around rim with black and white striped medallions containing orange and yellow flowers. Thin gold stripe decoration around outer rim of plates, tops of finials, and back side of handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
Service, Tea

Inscription

"NORITAKE/M in laurel wreath/HANDPAINTED/MADE IN JAPAN" (Green ink stamp, all capital letters. 'Noritake printed at top of laurel wreath, 'M' in center of leaves, 'Handpainted' printed below laurel wreath, 'Made in Japan' printed under 'Handpainted'.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Noritake (Manufacturer)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1694