A 19th century rhinocerous horn beaker
Lot 780Y
A 19th century rhinoceros horn beaker
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
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A 19th century rhinocerous horn beaker
Lot Details
A 19th century rhinoceros horn beaker
one side with the motto INVIDIA FELICITATIS UMBRA (envy is happiness' shadow), the other side with a crest centred by a foot and a star with another motto below, above a baluster stem carved with palm leaves, on a circular base, 22cm high
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  1. Kate Eskdale
    Specialist - European Sculpture and Works of Art
    Bonhams
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    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
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