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Child's tea set

Object Number: 
2011.30.5a-h
Date: 
ca. 1750
Medium: 
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Dimensions: 
Each (saucer): 1 x 3 1/4 in. (2.5 x 8.3 cm) Each (tea bowl): 1 1/4 x 2 in. (3.2 x 5.1 cm) Each (coffee cup): 2 x 2 1/2
Inscriptions: 
Dealer stickers on underside, including some printed "Philip Dubey / Baltimore"
Description: 
Child's tea/coffee set (Four saucers, three tea bowls, one coffee cup); hard-paste porcelain decorated with famille rose enamels with flower clusters, diapering, and a guilloche border.
Gallery Label: 
These tea wares are exquisite examples of Chinese porcelain made for the western market during the mid-18th century, before direct trade had opened up with America.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group