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Catalog Number R1989.2.29
Object Name Bowl, Tea
Description Tea bowl painted in overglaze famille rose enamels with a spearhead border at the inner rim and a coat of arms with the motto "LOYAL AU MOAT" in a central medallion on the side.

The arms are of Barnwell of Stamford in Lincolnshire and Cransley in Northamptonshire, England. The cup is from a service thought to have been made for Michael Barnwell of the Honourable East India Company. He died in 1792.

The motto should probably read "LOYAL AU MORT."
Year Range from 1745
Year Range to 1750
Material Hard-Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Gift of Elaine Madlener
On View No