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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 322

    **AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    Of conical, flaring form, deeply carved with a bat in flight above two leafy clusters of peach and finger citrons rising from the openwork base
    3¾ in. (9.4 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION