University Collections of Art and History

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Catalog Number 2008.9.455
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup comes from a service that was most likely made for James South, a Fellow of the Royal Society, whose bookplate is decorated with these arms. His wife's name is not known, but presumably she was a member of the Ainsworth family.
Year Range from 1788
Year Range to 1792
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