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Object Number: 51-4-114
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan (uncertain)
Chinese (uncertain)
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number131 - Other Number


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39View Objects cited in this Publication

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