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Catalog Number 2008.9.188
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of the Sutton family of Salisbury in southwestern England.
It is possible that the service was made for, or ordered through, Captain John Sutton (1735-?) who served in the British East India Company. He sailed to China at least three times; as mate on the Latham in 1759 and 1762, and as captain of the Duke of Portland in 1772.
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 2192