6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 42,500
Estimate GBP 35,000 - GBP 45,000
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
Finely carved with a continuous river landscape depicting a scholar seated at the water's edge contemplating the moon, all surrounded by rockwork and overhanging trees, a large pine tree forming the handle at one end, the boughs continuing over the rim, the horn of a warm honey tone
6¾ in. (17.7 cm.) wide
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