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Object Name: 
2 Sake Cups
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.6.13
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1972
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Blair
Primary Description: 
Colorless soda glass; blown. (A) Overlaid with close speckles of gold leaf and upward swirling stripes of opaque light blue and narrower stripes of opaque dark blue, black and brownish red glasses. Very slight thickening of the rim; wall narrows to a waist, flaring slightly to a rounding-in flat base. (B) Overlaid on the exterior with speckles of gold leaf and upward swirling stripes of opaque white, green and purple glasses emanating from applied blobs in center bottom. Rim slightly thickened; straight wall tapering in toward the bottom, then rounding out to a bulbous form; slightly hollow base.
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