University Collections of Art and History

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
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 1728.0
Year Range to 1732.0
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery