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Catalog Number 2008.9.25
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup was probably made for Samuel Hyde, a London merchant. Hyde was a director of the East India Company from 1734 to 1747, and owned a shipyard and dry dock in Blackwall in London in 1740.

Unfortunately, the quartered arms are not identified. They could be those of Piel or Wylie.
Year Range from 1728
Year Range to 1732
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery