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Catalog Number 2008.9.181
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of Ross impaling Ross, signifying the marriage of Sir James Lockhart, 2nd Baronet (who used the Ross arms), to his cousin, Grizel Ross of Halkhead, England.

This service was one of seven Ross services made within two decades, including one of James and Grizel's son, William Ross Lockhart (see cup 2182).
Year Range from 1755
Year Range to 1760
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 2183