Tea set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1850

GUSN

GUSN-317007

Description

Six-piece whiteware tea service with black transfer flowers and fruit, polychrome hand-painted green, red, pink and blue. Teapot and sugar with scalloped edges. Two cups and two saucers

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
earthenware
hand-painted
Service, Tea
Service, Tea

Inscription

"2" painted on base of teapot
"1" painted on base of saucer
"B" painted on base of saucer

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.348.1-.6

Places

Probably