Cup with one handle and impressed cloth pattern

 

Cup with one handle and impressed cloth pattern (Zhejiang or Jiangsu province)

No: 0007

Date: Eastern Zhou, Spring and Autumn or Warring States period (5th or 4th century BCE)
Material: earthenware
Height:  2 ¾ inches (6.98 cm)
Diameter:  3 inches (7.62 cm)

The body of this cup is covered in an impressed finely woven fabric. The handle is “z” shaped and has two tiny lugs on the top of the handle. The opposite side of the cup is decorated with a tiny relief that curls up at both ends.

Photo 1 and 2 by Maria Paula Armelin, Photo 3 by Brita Helgesen

 

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