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Object Number:
A1131A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Nepalese
Hindu (uncertain)
Buddhist (uncertain)
Provenience:
Nepal
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Rhinoceros Horn
Technique:
Carved
Relief
Iconography:
Hindu Deities
Description:
Rhinoceros horn libation cup. Bearing ten plaques outside and one inside, carved in relief and representing the Hindu pantheon from a Nepalese temple. Spoon (A1131B) used with it, copper.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott
Other Number:
GETZ 157   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (02 Nov 1980 - 12 Dec 1980)
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Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 66
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 31 No. 9
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