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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    18TH CENTURY
    In the form of a lotus leaf, the exterior carved in relief with four chilong, the largest forming the pierced handle, each peering over the rim holding a pomegranate branch in the mouth, the horn of a dark tone
    5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) wide


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