• Lot 304

    A rhinoceros horn libation cup

    17/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  


    A rhinoceros horn libation cup
    17/18th Century
    Carved following the natural shape of the horn as a tree trunk, the handle formed by two openwork gnarled pine branches continuing over the rim to the interior and the main two sides, one carved in relief with a figure seated on a rock admiring a waterfall, the reverse showing another figure walking through a landscape with a satchel on his back, dry amber coloured tone
    9 cm. wide, 10 cm. high

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