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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 317

    **AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN OVAL MEASURING CUP

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    **AN UNUSUAL SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN OVAL MEASURING CUP
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    With deep sides flaring from the countersunk base which is inscribed with the character san (three)
    2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) long


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    This cup would have been in a graduated set of four cups used to measure liquid medicine.

    Special Notice

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN