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Catalog Number 2008.9.182
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description The cup is decorated with the arms of Scott. The family descended from Robert Scott and the Barons of Bowrie in Scotland in 1631. The coat of arms contains the motto, "Mihi lucra."

As seen from the image of a ship located on crest, the original owner was probably connected to the East India Company.
Year Range from 1755
Year Range to 1760
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