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Catalog Number 2008.9.408
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service made for a member of the Bedford family of Suttin Coldfield, Birmingham City, England. The most likely member is William Bedford of Birches Green, Warwick, England.

William Bedford, born in 1756, married Lydia Riland of Sutton Coldfield in 1784. They had three daughters and one son, the Reverend William Riland Bedford. William died in 1832, at the age of seventy-six.
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
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2405