Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cups and tray
  • Gertrude Goldsmith
    1872–1952
    born: Washington, DC, United States ; died: Austin, Texas, United States
  • cups and tray, circa 1925
  • Where object was made: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • pottery, terracotta; made of red Kansas clay
  • Object Length/Width: tray: 21.6 x 9.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: tray: 8 1/2 x 3 3/4 in
    Object Height: smaller cup: 6.4 cm
    Object Height: smaller cup: 2 1/2 in
    Object Height: larger cup: 11.4 cm
    Object Height: larger cup: 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Goldwin Goldsmith
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0028.a,b,c
Description
Exhibitions

Terracotta cups and tray. The tray is rectangular with two handles. One of the cups is larger than the other. Both cups are ornamented with a tobacco leaf design. The larger cup would have been used to hold cigars. The smaller cup would have been used to hold matches.