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In the seventeenth century, two-handled cups were used to hold a variety of liquids, including mixtures of spiced alcohol and gruel, which could be sipped or eaten with a spoon. The decorations on the cup's belly-beaten into relief from the back in a technique called repoussé-include images of a running stag and a roaring lion.

Credit: Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955 ...
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Image and text: The Clark Art Institute, 2023

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