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American Decorative Arts

Tea Service

1806

Porcelain

5 3/16 × 9 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (13.2 × 24.1 × 13.3 cm) 5 in. (12.7 cm) 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Height with lid
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1984.62.1A-C
Geography: 
Made in China
Retailed in Hartford, Connecticut
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased in Hartford, Conn., in 1806 by Mehitable Stratton Dayton (1787-1892) at the time of her marriage to Ezra Dayton (1744-1849), Marlboro, Conn. Acquired by Irving W. Lyon (1840–1896), Hartford, Conn. ca. 1880; by descent to his son Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, New York; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1929; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

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