Tea set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1830

GUSN

GUSN-316958

Description

Twenty-two piece Chinese export tea service consisting of teapot and lid, caddy and lid, cream pot and lid, two waste dishes, four teabowls and saucers, five saucers, seven handled cups and saucers, and one bowl. Polychrome hand painted underglaze with design of a beribboned vase of flowers and leaves. Rims of vessels decorated with network bands interspersed with rosebuds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
porcelain
Service, Tea
Service, Tea

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.228.1-.22