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Catalog Number 2010.22.3
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for William Maule, Earl of Panmure of Scotland. He was raised to the earldom in 1743, and probably ordered this beverage service and a dinner service soon thereafter.

The service was probably ordered through James Maule, who was undoubtedly a relative and a Captain for the Swedish East India Company. He was in China in 1740, 1742, 1745 and 1748.
Year Range from 1745
Year Range to 1750
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector Gerry Lenfest
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery