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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 604

    **A PAIR OF LARGE FULL TIP RETICULATED RHINOCEROS HORN CARVINGS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **A PAIR OF LARGE FULL TIP RETICULATED RHINOCEROS HORN CARVINGS
    19TH CENTURY
    Each of pale honey color carved as a large cupped leaf borne on a thick network of branches emerging from rockwork at the tips and profusely laden with grapes, peaches, gourds, finger citrons, peony, magnolia and other flowers amidst numerous smaller, leafy branches
    24¼ in. high, wood stands (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in 1971.