Partial tea service

Object Number: 
1982.64ab
Date: 
1793 - 1795
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 13 x 4 1/2 in. (18.1 x 33 x 11.4 cm)
Marks: 
Engraving: Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounted by an eagle with a cross in its beak Mark: stampedon front of creamer base: "m" in a rectangle, eagle in an oval, "G. SCHANCK" i
Description: 
Wrought and seamed partial silver tea service consisting of a teapot and creamer in the Chippendale fashion; engraved with the Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounted by an eagle with a cross in its beak; maker's mark on base.
Gallery Label: 
Engraved with the Child family coat of arms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group