Federal tea service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1835

GUSN

GUSN-242147

Description

Fourteen piece Federal tea service with blue on blue eagle and shield pattern with Boston harbor in the distance. Includes: Teapot with lid; Sugar with cover; Creamer; Six handless cups; Five saucers

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
earthenware
transfer printing
Service, Tea
Service, Tea

Label

One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."A reputed distant view of Boston Harbor with the center subject a large spread winged American Eagle perched on a rock above an American Shield. Although there is no proof that this is indeed the view it is purported to be, it is a beautiful view which varies from piece to piece as regards the buildings pictured and the number of ships in the harbor.

Pattern

Boston Harbor

Associated Building

Used At Annie W. Clifford House,

Additional Identification Number

4.1
793

Related Items

Title Teapot with lid Accession Number 2010.35.1.1AB
Title Sugar bowl with cover Accession Number 2010.35.1.2AB
Title Cream pitcher Accession Number 2010.35.1.3
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.4
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.5
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.6
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.7
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.8
Title Teacup Accession Number 2010.35.1.9
Title Saucer Accession Number 2010.35.1.10
Title Saucer Accession Number 2010.35.1.11
Title Saucer Accession Number 2010.35.1.12
Title Saucer Accession Number 2010.35.1.13
Title Saucer Accession Number 2010.35.1.14

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Credit Line

Gift from the family of Nancy Merrill Godbold Shaffer, granddaughter of Annie Whitcomb Baker Clifford of Arlington, Massachusetts

Accession Number

2010.35.1

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]