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Catalog Number 2008.9.73
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for a member of the De Saumarez family of Guernsey, an island between England and France. It was probably made for one of the brothers Philip, Thomas, or Matthew de Saumarez. Both Philip and Thomas sailed with Commodore Anson on his round-the-world voyage in 1743.
Year Range from 1745
Year Range to 1750
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly 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