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The Universe in a Coffee Cup

Walking in the Islamic Middle East Gallery at the Ashmolean Museum, visitors may encounter a setĀ of objects of impressive finesse and intricacy (fig. 1). Comprising a lidded cup, saucer and spoon, this small gold enamelled coffee set is not only … Continue reading

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