6 November 2007
A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP
Of hexagonal form, carved and pierced with two chilong to one side forming the handle and five further dragons around the side and clambering over the rim, the body in shallow relief with a band of archaistic taotie and key-fret to the rim, supported on a short spreading foot, the horn of a rich dark brown patina
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) wide, wood stand
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