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Ritual and Revelry: the art of drinking in Asia Gallery

AN EXHIBITION entitled Ritual and Revelry: the art of drinking in Asia will be on display at the British Museum (Room 91) until January 6, 2013.

Water lies at the heart of all the liquids covered in this exhibition, be they alcohol-based beverages or the various kinds of teas consumed across Asia. In order to address the many different practices of consumption, the exhibition has been divided into two main sections: Ritual and Revelry, with a third section dedicated to tea, which bridges both of these spheres. View some of the exhibits…

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PreviousNext Kundika, sprinkler (water) with lid. Lotus scrolls with petal borders, double Vajra added 18th century. Made of gilded and enamel cloisonne and engraved bronze; China; 1426 - 1435. Copyright of The Trustees of the British Museum. 2 of 8

 

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