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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    The octagonal vessel supported on a short recessed foot, the rim finely carved with a thin key-fret band, flanked to one side with a loop handle, the striated horn of a rich brown colour
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    The Van Veen Collection, Holland