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Catalog Number 2008.9.539
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the initials "C.S.T." and the crest of the Timins family, which is a Bengal tiger resting its paw on an anchor. It is one of three services made for the Timins family during this period.

It is likely that at least this service was made for Captain Charles S. Timins of the Royal Navy. he and his brother both served in the navy, and spent time in Asia.
Year Range from 1803.0
Year Range to 1807.0
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