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Catalog Number 2008.9.50
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup comes from a service made for John Chapman (c.1710-1781) and his wife Rachel Edmundson.

In 1736 John married Rachel Edmundson, daughter and heir of James Edmundson. In 1737 John's father died, and he inherited his father's baronetcy, becoming Sir John Chapman. He served as a member of Parliament for Taunton from 1741 to 1747, and also as Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1759 and 1760.

For two plates made for John Chapman before and after his marriage, see 3000.
Year Range from 1740
Year Range to 1745
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly 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 2050