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Bronze oval cup with a rounded base supported on three slender legs of triangular cross section; each leg tapers to a point.  The vessel has one loop handle attached to the side, a long pouring spout with a U-shaped channel on one side balanced by a pointed tail on the other, and a pair of capped finials rise from the rim.  The piece has a rich green patina and minimal surface decoration. <br />
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jue wine cup
8700 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.170
Wine drinking goblet or beaker with a wide, trumpet-shaped mouth, narrow, banded waist, and flaring foot. The slender silhouette of the vessel suggests a date towards the end of the Late Shang period. The body is decorated with Tao-tie mask design, divided by the elaborate raised flanges. An inscription is found inside the flaring foot, presumably the name of the person that the vessel is dedicated.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Gu (libation goblet, one of a pair with 1948/1.117)
8700 BCE
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.118
A porcelain, bowl-shaped cup on a tall foot ring with a flaring, undulating rim. It is covered in a crackled celadon glaze.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Guan ware type cup with flaring, undulating rim
1700 – 1899
Gift of Mr. F. Karel Wiest
1982/2.3
Wine drinking goblet or beaker with a wide, trumpet-shaped mouth, narrow, banded waist, and flaring foot. The slender silhouette of the vessel suggests a date towards the end of the Late Shang period. The body is decorated with Tao-tie mask design, divided by the elaborate raised flanges. An inscription is found inside the flaring foot, presumably the name of the person that the vessel is dedicated or the clan emblem.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Gu (libation goblet, one of a pair with 1948/1.118)
8700 BCE
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.117
A still life on a wood table with a white cracked wall behind. On the table are plums, some in a wicker basket and a few on the table. There is a water glass half full and a metal tankard. Behind the basket is a branch with green oval leaves.
Oswald Eichinger
Still Life with Plums
20th century
Bequest from the Estate and Trust of Elise Reeder Olton
2014/1.607
Dark gray high-fired stoneware cup. The base is tinged dark green and a natural glaze has formed on the outer surface, and on some of the inner surface. Two horizontal ridges encircle the body, and the edge rim is sharp.<br />
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This is a dark gray, high-fired stoneware cup. The base is tinged dark green. Natural glaze has formed on the entire outer surface and parts of the inner surface. The edge of the rim is sharp. Two horizontal ridges encircle the body. The base of the cup is flat and rounded where it joins the body. The wall is thicker at the base than at the rim or the central body.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 72]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cup
400 – 599
Gift and partial purchase from Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp, purchase with funds from Elder and Mrs Sang-Yong Nam
2021/1.142
A small, dark brown saki cup with a red polish on the inside where liquid has been poured.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Sake Cup
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.267
This cup is fashioned from a coconut shell set in a shallow bowl supported on a long, narrow stem and held in place by three straps and a tall neck band. The shallow domed lid has a plain, overhanging rim and terminates in a finial with a statuette of a nude sea nymph and serpent. The metalwork is densely decorated with various masks, animals, fantastic creatures, and vegetal ornament.
German
Coconut Cup
1550 – 1599
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.36
A short round saki cup with a dark brown outer finish and a red inner finish.
Artist Unknown
Saki Cup
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.268
A saki cup with three feet at the bottom. Lines of red appear in the outer design of the cup.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Three-Footed Saki Cup
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.263
A small, ceramic saki cup with three feet at the bottom. The cup is a reddish brown color.
Artist Unknown;Hamanaka Takako
Three-Footed Saki Cup
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.261
A small ceramic bowl with a dark brown glaze creating horizontal banding and a light blue glaze dripping on top it, heavier on the top of the cup and less towards the bottom. The bottom is unglazed and the top has only a clear glaze, allowing the color of the pottery to show through.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Saki Cup
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.259
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