• Lot 350

    COUPE LIBATOIRE EN CORNE DE RHINOCEROS SCULPTEE

    CHINE, XVIIEME-XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    COUPE LIBATOIRE EN CORNE DE RHINOCEROS SCULPTEE
    CHINE, XVIIEME-XVIIIEME SIECLE
    De forme polylobée, très finement sculptée à l'extérieur d'un registre à décor archaïsant de masques de taotie et volutes géométriques, la bordure rehaussée d'une frise de grecques, les corps noueux de deux chilong formant l'anse, cinq autres dragons agrippés aux côtés
    Hauteur: 9,6 cm. (3¾ in.), Longueur: 14,6 cm. (5¾ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

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