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Cup: O.241-1936

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Carver: Unknown

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Description

Rhionceros horn cup. Carved like an open flower with pierced design of stalks and leaves below

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Width: 17.5 cm

Relative size of this object

17.5 cm10.2 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Materials used in production

rhino Horn

Techniques used in production

Piercing
Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.241-1936
Primary reference Number: 197579
Old object number: OC.54-1936
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 8 January 2014 Updated: Wednesday 7 September 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Cup" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/197579 Accessed: 2023-02-05 09:05:30

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