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Catalog ID Number: 2006.171.1

Object Type: service, tea

Full Description:
Tea service consisting of: .1) teaport; .2) creamer; .3) sugar bowl. Maker, Wallace Brothers Silver Co., no. 3458. Each is silver-plated (over stainless steel?) and engraved on base. Gold wash on interior of sugar bowl and creamer. Creamer may have gold wash on exterior as well. All have raised base on four feet made of fan shapes with curlicue forms on either side. Each with bulging body with four vertical indentations. Tapered neck finished in flattened rim edge with curlicue design. All have curved handles with thumbguard on top and curlicue on bottom. Teapot's lid is hinged and domed with openwork form as handle. Set was a gift to Dora Fatland from Veness School in 1919. She was one of the first female principals in Washington State. Later, she married Laurence Elton, a barber.

Dimensions:
Height 10 in Note: teaport
Length 9 in Note: teapot
Width 5 in Note: teapot
Height 4 in Note: creamer
Length 5 in Note: creamer
Width 4 in Note: creamer
Height 4 in Note: sugarbowl
Length 6 in Note: sugarbowl
Width 4 in Note: sugarbowl

Creation Date: 1919

Related Subjects: food service T&E, Dora Fatland, Veness School