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Catalog Number 2008.9.310
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service most likely made for Francis Lind. Born in Barbados in 1702, Lind was a senior merchant in Bengal around 1770. The arms are very similar to a bookplate with the initials "F. Lind" and the motto is "Semper virescit virtus."
Year Range from 1773
Year Range to 1777
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, 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