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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 602

    **A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Carved as an open blossom borne on gnarled branches laden with peony, lotus, magnolia and aster blossoms encircling the sides and forming part of the handle, the interior with a small frog clinging to a leafy branch below the rim
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATES OF MR. & MRS. WILLIAM D. GRAUE