Roman glass cup replica with birds
A piece of history
The Cirkus bird cup is made from form-blown glass. From the 1st century through the middle and late periods cups like this were widely used in the Roman Empire and also had great ritual significance. Some details of ancient glass-making remain incompletely understood even up to the present day.
Birds were not only kept as pets in the Roman Empire, but also had great religious significance.
Bird pictures were immortalized in many art forms. They were found on coins or vases and of course also on glassware. Similarly, vessels and musical instruments were decorated with birds.
Handicrafts as in the old days
If you like Roman antiquity, the Cirkus bird cup is an absolute must. It is manufactured entirely by hand using ancient Roman techniques. After being painted with bird motifs, the Roman cup is fired again. In this way the paintwork is protected, making the cup easy to clean.
- hand painted
- Size 9 x 7 cm
- antique motifs
- each glass is unique
How the Cirkus bird cup is made
The Cirkus bird cup is made and painted entirely by hand. It is blown using a centuries-old technique. In this way it acquires its unique shape, as well as its enduring aesthetic appeal.
After painting, repeated firing allows the cup to be used for any liquids without contamination. The Cirkus bird cup can be cleaned easily and conveniently with washing-up liquid, as well as in the dishwasher.
So. in this Cirkus bird cup you get not only a very special work of art, but also an artwork that you can use every day at home.
Special beauty for every day
This charming Cirkus bird cup should be owned by any household which is keen on Roman antiquity.
With its unique design and decoration the lovingly-made Cirkus bird cup would also make a very special gift.
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