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Catalog Number 2008.9.21
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup, along with a nearly identical one (2020) was made for a member of the Goodwin family of Devon and Suffolk. At least two tea services with these arms are known, along with an elaborately painted punch bowl decorated with a view of the British battleship Royal George.
One possible owner of the bowl and tea sets is captain John Goodwin, who was "pilot to his Majesty's Yacht" and in 1739 was appointed Master Attendant at Deptford, the naval shipyard where the Royal George had been built in 1715.
Year Range from 1728
Year Range to 1732
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, 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 2021