About this object

A soapstone teacup with silver stand and cover. The stand and cover are beautifully decorated with auspicious Buddhist emblems and the cover is finished with a coral finial.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Coral; Silver; Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    R L Vance
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    182 mm x 122 mm; 7 3/16 in x 4 13/16 in
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre ( Owner); R L Vance ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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