• Lot 287

    COUPE LIBATOIRE EN CORNE DE RHINOCEROS SCULPTEE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIEME-XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    COUPE LIBATOIRE EN CORNE DE RHINOCEROS SCULPTEE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIEME-XVIIIEME SIECLE
    Finement sculptée et incisée, à l'extérieur de branchages feuillagés et fleurs de prunus, lotus, pivoines et chrysanthèmes, deux tiges formant l'anse et le pied ; petits bouchages
    Hauteur: 8,4 cm. (3 3/8 in.), Longueur: 12,4 cm. (4 7/8 in.)


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    Compare with an almost identical horn carved with the four flowers, sold in our New York Rooms, 20 September 2005, lot 57

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    Provenance

    From an Austrian private collection


    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY