A rhinoceros horn floriform cup
Lot 5175AY
A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century
Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium
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A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn floriform cup 17th/18th century
Lot Details
Property from a Private Ohio Collection
A rhinoceros horn floriform cup
17th/18th century
Of ovoid silhouette, its curving well carved with the overlapping petals of a flower rising from a reticulated stem that forms the foot, further stems deeply undercut to form the handle and the exterior walls carved in high relief with more leaves and buds; the space within the handle carved with a vertical row of six seal-script characters reading possibly xiang ri shi zhu jue yi and the curving base within the reticulated foot carved with the character she.
3 3/4in (9.5cm) high
6 1/4in (16cm) long
6 3/4in (17cm) height including stand
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