|Object Name||Cup, Coffee|
This cup bears the coat of the Hilton family of Lancashire and Yorkshire, England. The service was probably made for Henry Hilton, a wine merchant in London.
Family records indicate that his son, Captain John Woodridge Hilton, a Deputy-master Attendant at the East India House and captain of the Good Hope, purchased armorial porcelain while in China.
|Year Range from||1755|
|Year Range to||1760|
|Material||Hard Paste Porcelain|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly 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||2164|