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Catalog Number 2008.9.58
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for a member of the Jenkins family, possibly for Captain Robert Jenkins, captain of the Harrington, a 490-ton British East Indiaman which was in Canton 1739 and 1743.
Year Range from 1740
Year Range to 1745
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