Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wine cup
  • Japan
  • wine cup, 1850–1900, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, Kutari ware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.1 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 5/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1615

Small, porcelain cup with octagonal rim. Course clay with blackish-blue underglae. Red background with gold decoration. Two crudely drawn figures in blue underglaze in bottom. Six character marks on bottom in red underglaze.