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Catalog Number 2008.9.115
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Title Coffee Cup
Description This arms on this cup are probably those of Horsman family of Middlesex and Yorkshire, England, though the crest displayed on the cup is not recorded for the family. The arms may also be those of the Hobman family of Danzig and Hull; Hesketh Hobman was the father of Jane Sykes, who had an armorial service decorated with her arms impaled with those of her husband Richard Sykes.
Date c.1750
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