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Catalog Number 2008.9.488
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the crest of the Forbes family of Scotland and the initial "F." Though it is not known exactly for which member of the family the service from which this cup comes was made for, it is one of three armorial services made for the Forbes family between 1785 and 1795 (see cup 2474).
Year Range from 1793
Year Range to 1797
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