Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kubai (set of two drinking glasses)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • kubai (set of two drinking glasses), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • glass, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: each 13.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: each 5 5/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1152.01,2

This is a set of two drinking glasses, each with alternating stripes: three vertical blue stripes with a leaf design in the negative space and three vertical stripes of overlapping white circles.

These would be used for serving Gongalez or other drinks to guests and would be placed on a tray.