Friday, August 11, 2017

1937 George Borgfeldt Tea Set from Japan

This Snow White china tea set is marked "©1937 W.D. Ent. - Made in Japan". The boxed collection contains six place settings: teapot (4.5" tall) with serving plate; creamer; sugar bowl; and six tea cups, saucers, and plates. The set is shown on page 98 of the 1974 book, Disneyana, by Munsey. The author states that it was marketed in 1938 by the George Borgfeldt Corporation of New York.

Set image via Hake's.

The tea set is also pictured on page 827 of Hake's Official Price Guide to Disney Collectibles, 2nd edition, 2007.

Original box.

Different sets had distinctions in colored trim. Note these pieces have blue painted lines.

This one has green lines.

Red trim.

A variation of the tea pot has also been seen.



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