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Catalog Number R1982.6.3a
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description Coffee cup having a cylindrical body with a rounded bottom, raised footring, and molded, ear-shaped handle; painted in overglaze famille rose enamels and gold with a husk border at the outer rim, floral sprays on the sides; and two oval medallions suspended by a ribbon, one containing a crowned cypher (intertwined initials) and other a view of a sailing ship on the side opposite the handle.
Year Range from 1785
Year Range to 1795
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
On View No