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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rhinoceros horn, carved

  • Museum number:

    3325-1856

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rhinoceros horn cup, carved in the shape of a basket with two small loop handles and flowers around the rim.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1700-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Rhinoceros horn, carved

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 13.4 cm

Descriptive line

Cup, carved rhinoceros horn, China, Qing dynasty, 1700-1800

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Clunas, Craig. Chinese Carving. London: Sun Tree Publishing Ltd in association with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1996. p. 41, fig. 40.

Labels and date

Cup. Carved rhinoceros horn, shaped as a basket of flowers.
Modern Chinese. H. 3 1/2 in., L. 5 1/4 in., W. 3 1/2 in. Bought,
3325-'56. [pre 2005]

Materials

Rhinoceros horn

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Basket; Flowers

Collection

East Asia Collection

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