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Catalog Number 2008.9.261
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service made for a member of the Tailyour (also spelled Taylor) family of County Forfar, Scotland.

The service was a large one, with two sizes of coffee cups (this is the smaller). The likelihood is that one cup, probably the smaller, was intended for coffee, while the larger was intended for chocolate.
Year Range from 1765
Year Range to 1770
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