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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    A RHINOCEROS HORN MAGNOLIA-FORM LIBATION CUP

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RHINOCEROS HORN MAGNOLIA-FORM LIBATION CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    Well carved as an open magnolia blossom with further blossoms and buds around the exterior, all borne on a branch forming the openwork base and the handle at one end, with a single stamen carved in high relief in the centre of the interior below the overlapping petals, the horn of a rich dark brown tone
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide


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