Tea Service

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-1927

GUSN

GUSN-265775

Description

Pale blue porcelain tea set consisting of teapot, creamer, sugar, five cups and four saucers; .1-.3: fluted cylindrical shape with subtle lobes flaring towards base; ruffled edges. All pieces: edges of saucers and upper portions and loop handles are burnished gold with a band of raised floral medallion and vine; ribbon design below handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
gold (metal)
burnishing (polishing)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Service, Tea

Inscription

"Haviland/ France" (stamped)
"O.N. Fitts" (teacups (.4A, .5A, .6A) and 2 saucers (.4B, .6B) )

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Smith Barnett

Accession Number

2002.49.10.1-.8

Places

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