China tea set

Set of china (?made for export to British India). White porcelain, gilded with flying cranes (tsuru) in white and black. Japanese characters stamped in blue on base. Note: Characters on saucers different. Set comprises: teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl, six cups, six saucers, in European style. Yamashiro (Kyoto) porcelain, painted in colours. Modern ware (c19) possibly made for London exhibition of 1874.
See full details

Object Detail

Provenance details
Other Id
Catalogue number
Accession number




Can you add to our information about this item? Click Add Comment to share your knowledge and help enrich our collection. Have a question about this item? Please email

Be the first to comment.

To order a copy of this image please contact Canterbury Museum

Unless otherwise stated, or an author is acknowledged, Canterbury Museum holds copyright to all information on Collections Online. All efforts have been made to trace copyright holders. Please contact the Museum with any queries on this matter

The information on this page was created from historic documentation and may not reflect the best available knowledge about the item. If you have information or questions about the objects on this website, please contact us. Images may be subject to copyright laws and are therefore not of reproduction quality.