A pair of massive reticulated rhinoceros horns 19th Century
Lot 8140Y
A pair of massive reticulated rhinoceros horns 19th Century
Sold for US$ 103,700 inc. premium
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A pair of massive reticulated rhinoceros horns
19th Century
The crescent-shaped shell of each horn similarly deeply undercut and hollowed to suggest a lotus leaf rising within the intertwined branches of flowers and gourds, the vines supporting crawling squirrels and the exterior edge of the lotus leaf carved with cloud scrolls (losses, chips); the matrix of each horn displaying an honey brown hue; each with a reticulated wood stand (losses).
26 and 26 1/4in (66 and 66.5cm) long
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