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Catalog Number 2008.9.359
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup comes from one of two identical services made for a Mr. Barrett who married a Miss Hamilton or a Miss Farrington. The first service was made about 1745, and this service made some three decades later. It most likely was made for the same married couple, but just possibly was made for two generations of the Barretts who married woman from either the Hamilton or Farrington families.
Year Range from 1783
Year Range to 1787
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 2362