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Catalog Number 2008.9.459
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for Lewis Tessier of Woodcote Park, in Surrey, England. The family originated in Switzerland and Languedoc, France. The branch of the family that settled in England may have come for economic opportunity, or may have been Protestants fleeing religious persecution.
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 H.F. Lenfest and Beverly M. DuBose III
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery
Gallery ID Number 2451