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Catalog Number 2008.9.337
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service made for a descendent of Robert Parker of Browsholme in Yorkshire County, England. Robert (1633-1719) was the second son of Thomas Parker, born in 1631, and his birth order is indicated by a mark of cadency just beneath the crest, a crescent.

The service was most likely commissioned either by Thomas Parker, who married in1778, or his father.
Year Range from 1778
Year Range to 1782
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