|Object Name||Cup, Coffee|
This cup is from a service made for James Laroche (1734-1804) and Elizabeth-Rachel-Anne Yeomans (?-1781).
Of Huguenot (French Protestant) descent, James was a West Indian merchant from Bristol. Elizabeth-Rachel-Anne was the daughter and heir of William Yeomans of Antigua, an important sugar-producing island in the Caribbean. They married in 1764 and lived at Over in Gloucestershire. This is one of two armorial services they commissioned.
|Year Range from||1768|
|Year Range to||1772|
|Material||Hard Paste Porcelain|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, 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|