Miniature tea set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1880

GUSN

GUSN-316963

Description

Six-piece miniature whiteware teaset with hand-painted under glaze design of flower sprigs. Set contains teapot and lid, sugar bowl and lid, pitcher, three handless cups and saucers. One handless cup contains flower design in vertical rather than horizontal orientation.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
Service, Tea
Service, Tea

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.455.1-.6