Beverage service (partial)

Beverage service (partial)
Title
Beverage service (partial)
Date 
ca. 1788
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
see individual records
Description 
Porcelain beverage service decorated with the insignia of the Society of the Cincinnati and monogram of Samuel Shaw.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Frances Jay, Mrs. Alexander Duer Harvey, Mrs. Lloyd Kirkham Garrison, and Mrs. Lawrence W. Fox, in memory of Mrs. Pierre Jay (nee Louisa Shaw Barlow) by her children
Object Number 
1972.11a-q
Marks 
painted: in orange beneath the Society of the Cincinnati insignia: "SS" inscribed: in oval at the center: "OMNIA RELINQUIT SERVARE REMPUBLICAM"
Gallery Label 
This tea set was made for Samuel Shaw, first American consul at Canton.
Provenance 
Samuel Shaw (d. 1794); to his nephew, Robert Gould Shaw (1776-1853); to his eldest son, Francis George Shaw (1809-1882); to his daughter, Ellen Shaw; to her daughter, Louisa Shaw Barlow; to her daughters, Miss Frances Jay, Mrs. Alexander Duer Harvey, Mrs. Lloyd Kirkham Garrison, and Mrs. Lawrence W. Fox.
Bibliography 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "A selection of European paintings and objects." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 182-187.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group