University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1131A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nepal
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Materials:Rhinoceros Horn
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:GETZ 157 - Other Number


Rhinoceros horn Vaishnava libation cup. The cup has ten plaques outside representing the avatars of Vishnu. The inside depicts Vishnu and his consort Laskhmi with Sheshanaga, a seven headed serpent. Spoon (A1131B) used with it, copper.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 31 No. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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