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Catalog Number 2008.9.89
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for a member of the Seys family of the Welsh Marches, the region along the border between England and Wales. The quartered arms are of two different branches of the Seys family; the Seys of Monmouth and the Seys of Glamorgan.

The service was probably made for James Seys of Penrose.
Year Range from 1745
Year Range to 1750
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery