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Catalog Number 2008.9.270
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for George Clavering and Anna-Maria Palmer.

George and Anna-Maria married on June 20, 1765, at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, in London. Anna-Maria was a widow, having been married to Sir John Pole, baronet, who died in 1766. George was a widower, and following Anna-Maria's death married for a third time. He died in may of 1794, "suddenly, near Uxbridge, in his way from Bath (a popular spa in south-west England)."

They lived at Greencroft, in the north of England and had one son, Thomas.
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
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2278