Miniature tea set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1880

GUSN

GUSN-316964

Description

Four-piece miniature whiteware teaset with Mulberry transfer design of European-dressed woman in boat rowed by Oriental man. Scene of lake, trees, pagoda, geometric garden. Set consists of oval molded teapot and lid, oval pitcher, and two handless cups and saucers with ogee shape and footings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
earthenware
transfer printing
Service, Tea
Service, Tea

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.456.1-.4