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The Arms are those of Ives with Harvey in pretence, for John Ives 1730-1773 who married Elizabeth Harvey, the daughter and heiress of Peter Harvey, 1709-51, on the 18th June, 1760. Elizabeth Harvey was said in contemporary newspapers to have a fortune of more than £ 10,000. The Ives and the Harvey families, prosperous merchants in an around Norwich, intermarried several times. Thomas Harvey, the brother of Peter, and a Mayor of Norwich in 1748, had married Lydia, the daughter of Jeremiah Ives, Mayor of Norwich in 1733. The Mug is in excellent condition, with a good colour.
Height: 4 inches, 10cm.
Base Diameter: 3 inches, 7.5cm.
Mary Cooke Antiques Ltd
12 The Old Power Station
121 Mortlake High Street