January 28, 2004

"Seated on a diminutive column a foxy goddess seductively plays a lyre. To date, the only occurrence of: 1. a Doric column 2. a foxy goddess and 3. a musical instrument. Classic text, color and geometric detail prove the obvious lineage of this design. Foxy goddess is most likely Erato the giver of pleasure and muse of love poetry. Note the ellipses at the end of the text, adding yet another meaning to the 'pleasure of serving'."

NYTrash examines the various makes of the endangered species known as the "greek-motif coffee cup."