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The Warren Cup (Objects in Focus) by Dyfri…

The Warren Cup (Objects in Focus) (2006)

by Dyfri Williams

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Series: British Museum Objects in Focus

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Brief discussion of British Museum's silver Roman cup decorated with gay sex scenes.

Description of the cup, it's modern history, a short biography of its first modern owner (who also commissioned Rodin's "The Kiss"), and a few remarks about ancient tableware and ancient attitudes to sexuality. Unsatisfying because it was too short and so the summing up seemed to have come out of nowhere. ( )
  Robertgreaves | Dec 7, 2009 |
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The acquisition of the silver Warren Cup in 1999 caused something of a stir when it was announced to the press on account of its price (£1.8 million) and its challengingly explicit homoerotic scenes.
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1. Introduction -- 2. The Warren Silver Cup : a description -- 3. E.P. Warren : the collector and the history of the cup -- 4. Luxury Roman Tablewares : plate and glass -- 5. Sex and Society : the interpretation of the scenes -- 6. Conclusion : the find-spot of the Warren Cup -- Further Reading.
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