A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 11. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (51,084 - 76,626 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

the flaring plain body in the form of a lotus, supported on a naturalistically carved  base of ribbon-tied lotus buds and pods, the stems extending up the side of the vessel to form the handle - 18 cm, 7 1/8  in.

ProvenanceBonhams London, 12th May 2011, lot 224.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM