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Catalog Number 2008.9.441
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of a second son of the Mitchell family of Craigend, Scotland (the small crescent on the shield is a symbol of the arms of a second son of a family). Below the arms are the initials "J.L.M."
Year Range from 1788
Year Range to 1792
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