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Catalog Number 2008.9.16
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is thought to have been made for Richard Burton (?-1746), a Director of the British East India Company. His wife's name is not known, which makes attribution difficult.

In addition to the tea and coffee service, the couple also owned an armorial porcelain dinner service made about 1725.
Year Range from 1728
Year Range to 1732
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, 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 2016