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Catalog Number 2008.9.214
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for George Hurst and his wife Isabella Lee. Eldred Lancelot Lee, father of Isabella, was the great grandson of John Lee of King's Nardley, who was also an ancestor descendant of the Lees of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee.
Year Range from 1758
Year Range to 1762
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