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Catalog Number 2008.9.183
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is decorated with the arms of Seymour, Duke of Somerset and is part of a service most likely made for Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset. He died in 1748 without an heir and the title was passed to a distant cousin, Sir Edward Seymour, Baronet, who became 8th Duke in 1750.
Year Range from 1755
Year Range to 1760
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Gift of H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2185