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Culture:Chinese
Title:teaset
Date Made:1790-1810
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: hard paste porcelain, overglaze polychrome enamels, gilding
Place Made:China
Accession Number:  HD 55.056
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Description:
Chinese export porcelain teaset made for the Danish market, decorated with an European man standing on a small land spit with a pagoda at the other end and pointing a gun at a bird flying in the sky over a three-masted sailing ship flying the Danish flag. The set consists of 23 pieces: teapot and cover, tea canister and cover, cream pot and cover, spoon tray, waste bowl, sugar bowl (no cover), 7 saucers, 4 teacups, and 7 coffee cups with handles.

Tags:
pagodas

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