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Catalog Number 2008.9.282
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description 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
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2286