University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 7301
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 1890
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1890
Section:Asian
Materials:Rhinoceros Horn
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Trees
Rocks
Human Figures
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890

Description

Carved cup. Rhinoceros horn. Small oval base, widely blaring to wide oval top rim; broken and repaired. Large deeply carved trees against rocks, two human figures, one seated near base.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] 1932. What in the World Television Program. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 166 Second row, third from leftView Objects cited in this Publication

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