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Catalog Number 2008.9.159
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of the Hall family of Grantham in Lincolnshire and of Sussex, England. This service was reputedly made for Richard Hall of Hatton Gardens, London, who was a director of the East India Company.

The service also could have been made for John Hall or his son Robert, both of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2160