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Catalog Number 2008.9.306
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is part of a service made for a Mr. Grigby who married a Miss Bird. The motto is "Liberalitate quam metu." The style and shape of this service and the decoration were popular in Scandinavia. It was possibly ordered through the Swedish East India Company.
Year Range from 1773.0
Year Range to 1777.0
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