Lot 4163. A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century, 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012
Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21 May 1985, lot 287
Literature: T. Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 188, no. 135
Exhibited: Hong Kong Museum of Art, Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collections in Hong Kong, 2002-2005.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 30 May 2012, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall