Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Service, Tea, Case, Teacup, Cup & Saucer, Saucer, Plate, Teapot, Lid, Jug, Milk, Bowl, Sugar, Cushion, Strap, F2010.25

Physical Description

Tea set consists of 15 pieces: six tea cups, six saucers, one bowl, one jug and one tea pot. Bleu de Roi in embossed white floral or portrait panels outlined in gilt scroll and ?foliate pattern.
Set fits in padded case for transport. Wooden covered in dark brown material. Rectangular box shape with lid hinged at back, two broken locks in front and hinged handle on top of lid. Gold coloured "SEVRES" stamped near front of lid. Saucers pack into lid of case. Cups, teapot, bowl and jug into body. Padded cushion between.
Names of individuals portrayed inscribed on bases, saucers have floral patterns only.


Previously owned by Percy Halsted, the donor's father-in-law. Mr Percy Halsted


Manufacturer: Sevres Porcelain Factory


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Teapot): 165 x 200 x 110mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Teacup): 60 x 70 x 89mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (i - Saucer): 19 x 127 x 126mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (o - Milk jug): 117 x 86 x 123mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (p - Sugar bowl): 77 x 93 x 93mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (q - Box): 163 x 326 x 455mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (r - Cushion): 40 x 310 x 44mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (s - Strap): 3400 x 25 x 16mm

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