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    Posted 10 months ago

    IronLace
    (653 items)

    Just a little something I found in an op shop...the smallest cup I've seen outside of a toy tea set. And it's made of glass!
    The cup measures 4.3 cm tall, 3.5 cm across the square top rim, & 2.5 cm across the polished base.
    It is made from clear, pale aqua blue glass, with an applied pale yellow handle - which is finely ribbed, with a "claw" attachment.
    There is a crack radiating out from both sides of where the handle is attached, but how could I turn it down?
    What would have this been used for? Not tea, not coffee...so maybe for a tiny shot of a powerful alcoholic beverage? I must admit, I have not ever drank out of a square cup, & imagine it could be rather awkward.
    It does have the faintest glow under UV light, towards the base of the handle.
    Bohemian, English...or whatever!

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 10 months ago
      Love the blue and amber mix.

      I have several examples with a similar base color and amber handle.

      scott
    2. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 10 months ago
      Cute. Looks like the size is a demitasse cup and your example is possibly from Legras.
    3. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 10 months ago
      Need to revise, and would agree the cup was part of a liquor set.
    4. truthordare truthordare, 10 months ago
      This combination of antique glass colors is called George Sands in France, this is probably one of the small cups part of the set of a punch bowl service.

      https://p1.liveauctioneers.com/1340/85524/44024597_1_x.jpg?auto=webp&format=pjpg&version=1456413940

    5. truthordare truthordare, 10 months ago
      and then as Leah said there is this one, in reversed colors, a French liquor set.
      https://i.pinimg.com/564x/ec/e7/7e/ece77e3ba95c9a1e1d6785991c0766a2.jpg
    6. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 10 months ago
      Good call, Lisa. The dainty cup shape could very well be this Legras shape #227. https://www.glas-musterbuch.de/Legras-1899.9+B6YmFja1BJRD05JnByb2R1Y3RJRD00NDkmcGlkX3Byb2R1Y3Q9OSZkZXRhaWw9.0.html
    7. truthordare truthordare, 10 months ago
      Thanks for the link Leah, the small one looks right, liquor make more sense than a fruity punch drink cup....lol.
    8. IronLace IronLace, 10 months ago
      Many thanks, Scott!
    9. IronLace IronLace, 10 months ago
      Thanks also, glassiegirl & TOD for the info...

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