|Object Name||Cup, Coffee|
This cup is part of a service made for Sir Samuel Fludyer of London. He and his brother, Thomas, were "factor[s] to most of the great clothiers" in London and were termed "Blackwell Hall factors".
Samuel Fluyder was elected in 1753 to be director of the Bank of England, and in 1766-8 to be deputy governor. From 1761 to 1762 he was Lord Mayor of London and sat in the Commons for Chippenham, a Wiltshire cloth centre, from 1754 until his death. He was knighted in 1755 and was made a baronet in 1759.
|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|