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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1925

    A FINELY CARVED 'LEAF-SHAPED' RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED 'LEAF-SHAPED' RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The flared cup in the form of an open leaf with curled rim, the sides enveloped by crisply carved furled leaves flanked by small finger-citrus rising from branches forming the base, the entwined stems extended around one side to form the handle, the material of a rich dark caramel tone
    3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) across, Japanese wood box


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