University Collections of Art and History

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2008.9.148
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service that was made for a member of the Byng family of England. It was probably made for George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington (1738-1812). In 1765, he married Lady Lucy Boyle (1744-1792), daughter of the Earl of Cork and Orrey. Byng served as Minister Plenipotentiary at Brussels from 1782 to 1792.
Year Range from 1755
Year Range to 1760
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2148