• Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    **A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN QUATREFOIL DISH

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN QUATREFOIL DISH
    18TH CENTURY
    Carved with smooth, shallow lobed sides around a recessed well, raised on a short, thick foot of conforming shape encircling three characters reading shu xiang ge (Pavilion of Fragrant Books) written in seal script within an oval cartouche, the horn of brownish-honey tone with some black inclusions
    2 13/16 in. (7 cm.) long, box


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