Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 4 in. ( 11.4 x 13.7 x 10.2 cm )
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"
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.
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.
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
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