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Cup: O.5-1968

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Beaten silver cup, with handle. The foot rim is soldered to the cup, and the handle is riveted to the cup. The exterior is decorated at the top with elegant foliated scrolls and three birds. The same design is repeated below, but without birds. On both rim and foot rim are zigzag borders. The bottom of the foot and handle are decorated with a floral scroll

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Walter Sedgwick, through the National Arts Collection Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.7 cm
Height: 4.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Sedgwick, Walter, Mrs

Dating

Tang Dynasty (618-907)
700 - 799

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Riveting
Soldering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.5-1968
Primary reference Number: 138615
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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