• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    18TH CENTURY

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    A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    18TH CENTURY
    The tapering body carved around the sides with a diaper band, with a lion mask carved in relief below the spout opposite the barbed rim at the other end, of brownish honey color
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long, wood stand


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