Sake Cup

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Object Name: 
Sake Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.6.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm; Rim Diam: 5.3 cm, Th: 0.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 1688-1703
Primary Description: 
Translucent turquoise-blue, lead-potash glass; mold-blown. Floral scroll design; both inner and outer surfaces rough and iridescent; minutely bubbled; thickly bubbled, with some broken bubbles on exterior surface and filled with a hardened brown substance; rim merely a thin horizontally projecting edge, sharp on the outside; suggesting of rounding foot; base flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blair, Dorothy, Source
1962-03-23