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Cup

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, Esq.,1890
Other Number:LE297 - Other Number

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.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 166View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 20 Jan 1932. What in the World Television Program.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 166 Second row, third from leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.86, no. 297View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Abbott, Charles C. 1890. Annual report of the Curator of the Museum of American Archaeology in connection with the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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