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Libation cup: C.13-1952

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Maker: Unknown




Translucent white ware libation cup (fukien) in the shape of a rhinoceros horn. Decorated in relief with flowering branches, animals and a fish

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Professor F. T. Brooks

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1952) by Brooks, F.T., Professor


Late 18th century
1750 - 1799

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Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1952
Primary reference Number: 140117
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 21 September 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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