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Catalog Number 2008.9.407
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service that was commissioned by a Jacobite sympathizer, which can be seen from the coat, crest, and decoration on the cup.

The rim design on the cup was popular just before 1790, two years after the death of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who failed in 1745 and 1746 to secure the throne for the Jacobite cause.
Year Range from 1786
Year Range to 1790
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