A buffalo horn 'magnolia' libation cup 18th century 19.5cm (7 5/8in) high
Lot 364*
A buffalo horn 'magnolia' libation cup 18th century 24.7cm (9.3/4in) high including stand.
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium
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A buffalo horn 'magnolia' libation cup
18th century
The dark amber-hued horn intricately carved with a nine-petalled magnolia flower opening on a reticulated twisting stem issuing eight smaller opening flowers and further magnolia buds, a hook-beaked long-tailed bird perched on one branch, fixed wood stand.
24.7cm (9.3/4in) high including stand.

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  • Provenance: a European private collection

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