• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7964

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    10 May 2011, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    Carved in the naturalistic form, the base with stylised rockwork design below an elongated tapering tip, the horn of a warm brown tone
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


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    Please note this lot is accompanied by a letter from Animal Health agreeing that Christie's may sell it without further CITES certification. They have however, stated that an export permit for it to leave the EU post-sale would most likely NOT be granted.