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Catalog Number 2008.9.103
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from a service made for a member of Burrell family. While the arms in pretence are incorrectly painted, they are probably those of the Lewis family, as Peter Burrell, Surveyor General of the Crown Lands, married Sarah Lewis, the heir of John Lewis, in 1749.
Year Range from 1750
Year Range to 1755
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Possibly Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector David Sanctuary Howard Collection of Armorial Porcelain Coffee Cups
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Armorial Gallery