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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 278

    A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 18th century

    Price Realised  


    A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 18th century
    carved on the exterior with two confronting chilong balanced atop lingzhi fungus and bamboo forming the openwork foot, with a large cane of bamboo and a lingzhi sprig forming the handle at one end, the interior with stepped ridges forming the outline of a lingzhi head, the horn of deep honey tone -- 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) long.

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