Coffee and Tea Set
Teapot, coffee pot, cream pot, slop bowl, covered sugar dish
Neoclassical style; 1809-1812
Philadelphia; Chaudron & Rasch
Though they principally ordered silver from local craftsmen, the Ridgelys occasionally purchased pieces from leading silversmiths in other American cities and abroad. Tea sets with five matching pieces were just becoming fashionable in the early 19th century.
Silver. Teapot: H 22.2, L 31.6, W 13.4 cm; Cream pitcher: H 15.4, W 7.6, L 16.5 cm; Slop bowl: H 14, W 16.5; Sugar bowl: H 17.7, W 12.1, L 20.3 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 2922, 2923, 2925, 2926, 2924