|Object Name||Cup, Coffee|
This cup is decorated with the initials "C.R." and the crest and motto of the Robertson family of Struan, Scotland. Their arms are augmented by a wild man in chains, which is depicted below the shield. This is a reference to the capture of the murderer of King James I of Scotland in 1437 by the fourth chief of the Robertson clan.
There are several services that were made for the Robertson family.
|Year Range from||1798|
|Year Range to||1802|
|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||2505|