Tea set, childs; unknown maker; [?]; MT1993.65.3


Tea set, childs

About this object

Tea set; a 17-piece child's pottery tea set which originally belonged to Mrs Esther Webb of Kana Street Mataura. It was donated to us by Mrs Webb's granddaughter Mrs Shirley Hesselin.

The set includes: 1 milk jug, 1 bowl, 1 sugar basin with lid, 1 cake plate, 4 tea cups, 4 tea cup saucers and 4 bread & butter plates.


unknown maker

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Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic, pottery

Inscription and Marks

Underneath some of the pieces, handwritten in gold, the letter 'M', and with some of those are numbers:
bowl - '3025'
sugar basin - '3025'
tea cup (x3) - '3025'


milk jug: h 105mm x w 80mm x d 60mm
bowl: h 65mm x dia 90mm
sugar basin: h 65mm x w 120mm x d 93mm
sugar basin lid: h 35mm x dia 55mm
cake plate: h 25mm x w 162mm x dia 150mm
tea cup: h 60mm x dia 65mm + handle 15mm
tea cup saucer: h 18mm x dia 115mm
bread & butter plate: h 18mm x dia 120mm

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Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

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