University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 7556
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Qing Dynasty - 1890
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1890
Section:Asian
Materials:Rhinoceros Horn
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Squirrels
Flowers
Fruit
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley and Joseph R. Macauley, 1890

Description

Large carved rhinoceros horn. Deeply cut floral and fruit elements with squirrels at different points. Blackened in some areas; lip scalloped. Broken at one point and repaired.


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