Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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drinking cup
  • Lebanon
  • drinking cup, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Lebanon
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3014

The small brass cup has flared sides. It is decorated with lines of small dots. Two round decorations may contain a calligraphy letter or may be curving decoration. The area between and around the circles is filled with small flowers and vines. There is a band of zig zag above and below. There is a band of pointed ovals at the bottom and a band of flowers and vines at the rim.