Sentence Examples with the word CUPS

Unfortunately, the best experts confined themselves to working for the tea clubs, and consequently produced only insignificant pieces, as tea-jars, cups and little ewers.

A vast quantity of small cups and paterae were made by this means in patterns which bear considerable resemblance to the surfaces of madrepores.

Deep into the night he would continue his studies, stimulating his senses by occasional cups of wine, and even in his dreams problems would pursue him and work out their solution.

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One of the cups has a frieze with reliefs of natives supplementing that on the Chertomlyk vase.

Unfortunately, when Dr Robinson first designed his anemometer, he stated that no matter what the size:of the cups or the length of the arms, the cups always moved with one-third of the velocity of the wind.

It had long been customary in Japan to send students to China for the purpose of studying philosophy and religion, and she now (1223) sent a potter, Kato Shirozaemon, who, on his return, opened a kiln at Seto in the province of Owari, and began to produce little jars for preserving tea and cups for drinking it.

A good example may be made with two cylindrical tin cups; the bottoms form the membranes and the cups the mouthpieces.

They are not like cups between the hills; for this one, which is so unusually deep for its area, appears in a vertical section through its centre not deeper than a shallow plate.

These are small cups deeply and rudely cut with conventional representations of eagles, lions and griffins.

The generally regular flowers are completely open only in bright sunshine, closing up into cups at other times.