A  well-carved full tip rhinoceros horn 18th/19th Century
Lot 8141Y
A well-carved full tip rhinoceros horn 18th/19th Century
Sold for US$ 206,000 inc. premium
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A well-carved full tip rhinoceros horn
18th/19th Century
The curving horn carefully reticulated as a cupped lotus leaf and stem surrounded by densely leafed branches of seasonal flowers and miniature garden rocks supporting a family of playful monkeys, the matrix of honey-brown hue (small repair); later metal display stand.
23 1/4in (59cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    Purchased Sothebys, New York, June 1, 1993, lot 158
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