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Teabowl

Teabowl

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cut jadeite and repoussé silver

  • Museum number:

    IM.174-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This tea bowl is an expensive version of the wooden type common in everyday use in Tibet. The combination of high-value materials such as jadeite and silver means that it would probably have belonged to a nobleman.

Physical description

A jaedite teabowl with silver mounts and dragon handle of silver.

Place of Origin

Tibet (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cut jadeite and repoussé silver

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm, Diameter: 13 cm

Materials

Jadeite; Silver

Techniques

Cut; Repoussé

Subjects depicted

Dragons

Categories

Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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