Octopus Silly Straw Cup

  • Sold separately.  These straw cups are inspired by an object in the Museum's Collection.  Marine creatures-including this playful octopus, a bream, gurnard, starfish, scallop, mussel, and cockle-- decorate a terracotta plate (pinax or pinakion in ancient Greek) used to serve fish. Nearly 1000 examples of fish-plates are known, the majority made in southern Italy where the "fruits of the sea" were especially prized by history's first celebrity chefs and their customers.

    - Not dishwasher nor microwave safe
    - BPA free
    - 10 oz.
    - Measures 8.5" high; 2.5" diameter at top tapers to 2" at the bottom
    - Not intended for children under 3 years of age
    - Item #: CUPSSO
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