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Catalog Number 2008.9.179
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup was commissioned by a Major Rich, who served in the Honorable East India Company for 30 years. He spent at least some of that time in Bombay, India, but returned to England and died in Reading, England, in April 1759.
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
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery