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Catalog Number 2008.9.513
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for Lewis Tessier (1736-1811) and his third wife, Mary Gardner. They married in May of 1780.

Leiws was a French Huguenot (Protestant) and was christened, and presumably worshiped, in what was known as the French Church in Threadneedle Street in London.
Year Range from 1793
Year Range to 1797
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 2493