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Catalog Number 2008.9.158
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup contains the arms of the Gilbey family of Lincolnshire, who trace their lineage to Sir George Gilby of Stainton. It is possible that this cup was part of a service made for Daniel Gilbey of Great Hallingbury, Essex, a forester who died in 1785.
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
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery