Custine tea service

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Title

Custine tea service

Subject

Daily life at Mount Vernon

Description

This tea service was presented as a gift to the Washingtons in the early 1780s from the Comte de Custine-Sarreck, who had served under George Washington and General Rochambeau at Yorktown. It was designed specifically for the Washingtons and made at Custine’s own porcelain factory in Niderviller, France (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory, France

Date

1783

Language

eng

Identifier

W-2322

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Original Format

china

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How to Cite this Item

Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory, France, "Custine tea service," in Martha Washington, Item #56, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/56 (accessed May 28, 2017).