A Nepalese Vaishnava offering cup of rhinoceros horn, 17th century, Pointed oval bowl, the rim carved with geometrical ornaments. On the inside depiction of the four-armed deity Vishnu in half relief. The outside with continuous three-dimensional carvings of the ten Vishnu avatars such as Varaha with a boar's head, the lion-headed Narasimha, Parusharama, Rama, Balarama, etc. Minor chippings at the point and on one side. Length 10.6 cm, weight 55.5 g. The Nepalese rhinoceroses live in the Terai region at the foot of the Himalayas close to the Indi, Additional-Rights-Clearance-Info-Not-Available

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A Nepalese Vaishnava offering cup of rhinoceros horn, 17th century, Pointed oval bowl, the rim carved with geometrical ornaments. On the inside depiction of the four-armed deity Vishnu in half relief. The outside with continuous three-dimensional carvings of the ten Vishnu avatars such as Varaha with a boar's head, the lion-headed Narasimha, Parusharama, Rama, Balarama, etc. Minor chippings at the point and on one side. Length 10.6 cm, weight 55.5 g. The Nepalese rhinoceroses live in the Terai region at the foot of the Himalayas close to the Indi, Additional-Rights-Clearance-Info-Not-Available
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