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Catalog Number 2008.9.140
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Description This cup is from one of five services made for members of the Wilson family of England between 1750 and 1765. The arms are copied from a bookplate. It may have been made for or commissioned by Captain William Wilson, who was master of the East Indiamans Suffolk and Pitt, which went to China in the 1750s.
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