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**A RHINOCEROS HORN ARCHAISTIC LIBATION CUP
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**A RHINOCEROS HORN ARCHAISTIC LIBATION CUP

17TH/18TH CENTURY

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**A RHINOCEROS HORN ARCHAISTIC LIBATION CUP
17TH/18TH CENTURY
Well carved around the sides with a raised archaistic band of taotie masks separated and divided by notched flanges finely carved with different diaper motifs, above a band of pendent blades and below a band of key fret at the rim which is repeated inside the rim, the openwork handle formed by a large chi dragon with single horn pulling itself up onto the rim while surrounded by five clambering chilong, one climbing up from the interior, of dark reddish-brown color
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) long, wood stand
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