London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
A rhinoceros horn libation cup
of dark brown tone, with pinched spout, carved with a guei dragon handle, key-fret border to the inner and outer rim and a band of geometric ground flower heads to the body -- 4¾in. (12cm.) long, (natural flaw crack next to handle).
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