AMERICAN HISTORICAL ANTIQUE PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE [SOLD]
Sterling China Co., U.S.A. American Historical "Landing of the Pilgrims" Black & White Transferware 3-Piece Antique Porcelain Tea Service, Circa 1850-1860
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The sizes are as follows:
- Teapot: 9 1/2" High
- Sugar: 5 1/2" High
According to research, this particular mark is not confirmed to any specific factory. Research states that there is confusion as to affirmation of mark. Some researchers suggest possibly one of the American Limoges factories near Ohio and possibly the Sterling Company, Ohio. The shape is typical of the American Limoges porcelains of the time from the 1850-1860 period.
COMMENT: Generally, the American Limoges porcelains were much more clunky and crude than those Limoges porcelains of France. Much of the American Limoges porcelain was made for hotels and countryside folk at the time and had to be very durable. This tea service is a heavy durable porcelain.
The Entire Scene deals with the
Description Of Scenes Is As Follows:
- (1) Teapot: The handle going right depicts: the handle going left depicts:
- The lid of the teapot depicts on one side, and on the other side of the lid, it depicts
- (2) Sugar Bowl: depicts
- (3) Creamer: depicts, to the left of the handle the scene to the right of the handle, the scene
This set is definitely for the serious collector of American Historical China or for an American Museum. A real collector of these items can appreciate their values and conditions. As we all know, many of these important pieces have been restored because of their historical significance.
- The teapot has a chip to the spout that can be restored, other than this the teapot is in fine condition. There is very faint staining on the inside which shows on the exterior bottom when turned upside down; there are no other chips or restoration.
- The sugar is mint condition.
- The creamer has a hairline crack, illustrated in photo and a little hole in bottom section also illustrated in photo.
- All damages can be professionally restored. Such is the case with many of the older pieces of any significance from a historical point of view for preservation. Unfortunately this set has seen the ravages of time. Therefore this Historical Tea Set is being offered to you in "as is" condition as is priced accordingly.
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