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Cup and saucer which belonged to Jean Armour

Introduction:
Jean Armour Burns (1767-1834) was the wife of the Poet Robert Burns who he married in 1788. She bore Burns 9 children of whom only 3 survived to adulthood. She lived on in Dumfries after his death and survived her husband by 38 years.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT103
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
China
Dimensions:
Cup 8cm dia, saucer 13.00cm dia.
Subject:
The cup and saucer is now on display at Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Who:
Jean Armour Burns (wife of Robert Burns, poet)
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
Late 18th century
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
The cup and saucer is now on display at Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Description:
The cup and saucer on display belonged to his wife. It was part of her estate when she died and it is recorded that it was gifted to the Cottage by Mrs. Kate Cuttance.