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Tea service

Object Number: 
1969.11a-k.24
Date: 
1790-1820; 1815-1827
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
see individual records
Marks: 
printed: in red on base in script: "Spode/3904" printed: in red on base in print: "Spode/3904" printed: in lavender on base: "Spode[enclosed within two floral sprays]Felspar/Porcelain" and in red "3904"
Description: 
Molded porcelain tea set consisting of one teapot, one creamer, a sugar bowl with a cover, 4 square cake plates, one circular plate, one footed bowl, twenty -four teacups and twenty-four saucers; 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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the tea set belonged to Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831), wife of Dr. John Greenwood. The printed "SPODE" with pattern number was used from 1790-1820; the printed mark "C" was used from 1815-1827.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group