A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century
Lot 215Y
A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 24,000 - 32,000

Lot Details
A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century A rhinoceros horn libaton cup 17th/18th century
The Property of a Gentleman
A rhinoceros horn libaton cup
17th/18th century
Of flaring form, carved with a sinuous adult and two young chilong clambering over the side and onto the rim forming the handle, the sides carved around the exterior with taotie masks reserved on leiwen on ground, with a key-fret border around the interior and exterior of the rim, the horn of chocolate-brown tone, wood stand.
14cm (5¼in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • 十七/十八世紀 犀角雕螭柄饕餮紋杯

    The United Kingdom Government has recently imposed an almost complete prohibition on granting a license to permit the export of worked antique rhinoceros horn from the UK to any destination outside the European Union. Please check with the department for further details.
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