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Catalog Number 2010.22.35
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup comes from a service that was probably made for Sir Henry Cunningham Montgomery (?-1830), who served in the East India Cavalry from 1783 to 1803. He was based in India, and served under General John Floyd in his defeat of Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Indian kingdom of Mysore, in 1799.

He retired to Ireland in 1803 and in 1808 was made a baronet. He was married to Sarah Mercer.
Year Range from 1788
Year Range to 1792
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Gift of Harold and Marguerite Lenfest, Class of 1953, Law 1955
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2437