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drinking cup
  • India
  • drinking cup, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3010

The brass drinking cup has slightly flared sides. MORADABAD is incised around the middle of the cup with a decorative band above and below. The bottom band has a band of a sawtooth pattern, a set of rings, then a band of tick marks separated with dots, then two more rings, then a band of short parallel tick marks. The upper band has a sawtooth pattern, a set of rings, a zigzag made of dots and more rings at the rim.