Tea Set; unknown maker; 1851-1901; MT1993.64.2


Tea Set

About this object

Tea set; comprising of a teapot, cream jug and sugar basin in the Victorian Majolica style. The design is of a bird resting on bamboo. This set was originally owned by the Coster family of Mataura.


unknown maker

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic, pottery


teapot: h x 145mm x w 215mm x d 75mm
teapot lid: h x 60mm x w 90mm x d 37mm
cream jug: h x 100mm x w 130mm x d 55mm
sugar basin: h x 92mm x w 110mm x d 65mm
sugar basin lid: h x 52mm x w 130mm x d 82mm

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Credit Line

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

Object Type

kitchen equipment

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