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tea services

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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

tea services


Services intended for use in preparing and serving tea, generally consisting of a teapot, creamer, sugar bowl, and often a matching tray. May also include a coffeepot, cups, saucers, or dessert plates.


solitaires (tableware)

tea service (tableware)

solitaire service (tableware)

sets, tea

services, tea

tea sets



services à thé

tea service

service, tea

set, tea

service à thé

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