Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 4 in. ( 11.4 x 13.7 x 10.2 cm )
Molded porcelain tea service consisting of one teapot; all pieces are hand painted with blue scalloped borders with sets of two peach flowers and gold outlines with gold stylized floral and foliate sprays, grapes, palmettes; holloware forms have additional band of undulating vine with leaves and flowers, in gold and gold flourishes on handles.
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
painted: in red on base in script: "SPODE/3904" printed: in red on base in print: "SPODE/3904" printed: in lavedar on base: "SPODE/[Enclosed within two floral sprays]Felspar/ Porcelain"/ and in red "3904"
According to the donor, the tea service belonged Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831), wife of Dr. John Greenwood (1760-1819) of New York City. The painted marks "Spode" with pattern number was used from 1790-1820; the printed mark "C" was used ca.1815-1827.
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