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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Finely carved and pierced depicting a group of figures in a boat floating in gentle waters in a tree-lined rocky riverscape scene, a large pine tree and rockwork forming the handle to one side, the horn of a rich darkish brown patina
    5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN