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Catalog Number 2008.9.456
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the crest of the Spencer family of England. Though this crest was born by the Earls Spencer (ancestors of Princess Diana), this service was probably made to accompany a dinner service with the full arms that was made for Henry Spencer of Dulwich, near London.
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
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2448