• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    A PLAIN RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PLAIN RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    With plain, broad rim that flares outward from a ridge at the top of the tapering body raised on a spreading foot, the strap handle at one end rising to a tab projecting from the rim, of pale honey color
    5 in. (12.8 cm.) long


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