AB 989 s1


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Sake Cup
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Object ID
AB 989 s1

This set of four white ceramic-glazed sake cups (guinomi) takes the shape of wide-mouthed bowls and features flowers and insects. Each cup has a gold rim, but features a different design. One cup depicts a purple flower, either an iris or orchid. Another depicts a black and yellow tiger swallowtail butterfly with a white daisy on the upper right corner. The third depicts a green dragonfly with long, thin leaves at its right. The last sake cup features a spider web covering the whole surface with a spider at one edge and a trapped fly at another.

Donated by Miss Camelia Bowditch, 1946.
AB 989 s1 Sake Cups