Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • cup, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Bruce Merwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4787

The cup has a slightly rounded bottom and two very small loop handles just below the rim. There is a band of brown-red at the rim then orange. The remainder of the body is decorated with two bands of vertical red curvy lines. There is a red-brown flower shape on the bottom.

The interior is decorated with a raised asterisk design.