18th Century - 19th Century
Small wine cup. Used on Buddhist alters to hold "butter" (Ghee) with a wick inserted and lit to function as a lamp. Teak and silver lined. Probably modern imitation of Chinese porcelain wine cup. Low shallow foot with rolled rim.
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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