A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century
Lot 8171Y
A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup 17th century
Sold for US$ 194,500 inc. premium
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A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup  17th century
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Property from a Bay Area Collection
A fine carved rhinoceros horn libation cup
17th century
Of irregular oval silhouette, intricately carved with a leiwen band bordering the interior and exterior rim that runs beneath and below four qilin climbing over from the exterior walls banded with a toatie design on a leiwen ground while a fifth qilin lurks beneath the spout opposing the curving strap handle, the slightly recessed base surrounded by a narrow foot pad and the lustrous polished surfaces throughout exhibiting a rich chocolate brown hue.
4in (10cm) high
7 1/4in (18.5cm) long
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    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
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