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Tea Service
Ceramics and Glass, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

Tea Service

Date: 1768-1780
Catalog #: P439AB, 62.679Aab, 62.677Da, 62.677Ba, 62.515, 62.    
Credit: Ceramics and Glass, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

Maker

Worchester Porcelain Company (Maker)

Worcester Porcelain was made in Worcester, England.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 5.75" H x 4" W x 2.75" D

Physical Description

Worcester blue and white porcelain tea service, including tea bowl, cup and saucer, creamer and lid, spill bowl and teapot.

General History

This type of tea service could have been in wealthy homes in the Revolutionary period. Many of these tea sets might have been brought by the family from England, or imported.


Keywords

Countries: Great Britain, United States
Era: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
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