17 juillet 2017

A small rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century

A small rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century

Lot 4. A small rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011

The octagonal vessel supported on a short recessed foot, the rim finely carved with a thin key-fret band, and with a loop handle to one side, the striated horn of a rich brown colour

ProvenanceThe Van Veen Collection, Holland.
Christie's London, 12 May 2009, lot 26. 

Christie'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 May 2011, London, King Street


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