12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 37,250
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
AN ARCHAISTIC RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
Of flaring form standing on a waisted foot, carved on one side with a handle formed by a chilong clambering over the rim, the exterior decorated in shallow relief with a further chilong on a trellis- pattern band, the horn of a warm honey tone becoming darker at the foot
7 in. (17.7 cm.) wide
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