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Catalog Number 2008.9.120
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of the Peirce family of London and County Fermanagh, Ireland, and bookplates bearing the identical arms were made for Brice, John, and Nicholas Peirce in the mid-eighteenth century. The arms are also almost the same as those confirmed in 1737 as belonging to Edward Peirce of Philadelphia.
Year Range from 1750.0
Year Range to 1755.0
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly 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