A fine rhinoceros horn 'magnolia' libation cup
Naturalistically carved as a large magnolia blossom borne on a branch that forms the openwork base and rises up the sides where it bears further blossoms and buds forming the openwork handle, with a single clambering chilong peering over the rim, with further prunus blossoms around the sides, and with a single stamen carved in high relief in the centre of the interior.
13.4cm (5¼in) wide
Chinese Works of Art
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