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Catalog Number 2008.9.289
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service that was probably made for Mary Rogers, the widow of Richard Rogers. They had married in 1731, and he died in 1757. She lived until 1782.

She is most likely the "Mary Rogers of Gloucester, widow" who requested in her 1780 will that her heart be taken out "by one of the faculty" and then replaced, presumably for research purposes.
Year Range from 1768
Year Range to 1772
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