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Catalog Number 2008.9.385
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with a shield containing the initials "JI" and the crest of the Innes family of Scotland. The cup is from a service that may have been made for Jane Innes.

Jane Innes died unmarried in 1839, leaving an estate estimated at over £1,000,000, making her one of, if not the, richest woman in Scotland at the time.
Year Range from 1783
Year Range to 1787
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery