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Catalog Number 2008.9.299
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service decorated with the arms of Boyle, the Earls of Cork and Orrery.

It was probably made for Edmund Boyle, who became the 7th Earl in 1764. He married Anne Courtenay in 1764, and in 1782 they were divorced. In 1786 he married Mary Monckton.
Year Range from 1773
Year Range to 1777
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