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Catalog Number 2008.9.409
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service made for Captain Alexander Black. Located beneath the crest are the initials "A.B." and the motto "Non crux sed lux."

Captain Black is recorded as being in Calcutta in 1792.
Year Range from 1788
Year Range to 1792
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