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Catalog Number 2008.9.525
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description The arms of the Laurie family decorate this cup. It is from a service most likely made for one of three brothers; William, Robert and John Laurie. Their parents, Robert Laurie and Anne Holmes had an armorial service that had been made about 1775, and it is likely that it influenced one of their children to order their service.
Year Range from 1798
Year Range to 1802
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, 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 2501