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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
Credit line Gift of Michael Arpad
On View No