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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 319

    **A RHINOCEROS HORN MAGNOLIA-FORM LIBATION CUP

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **A RHINOCEROS HORN MAGNOLIA-FORM LIBATION CUP
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Well carved as a large magnolia blossom borne on a branch that forms the openwork base and rises up the sides bearing further blossoms and buds as well as forming the openwork handle at one end, of deep honey color
    5¾ in. (13.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss Ltd., London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION