Lot 1294. A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century; 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) across, 223.8g. Estimate 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised 116,500 USD. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010
Of simple, elegant form, the flaring sides raised on a gently spreading foot, carved in openwork at one end with three entwined chilong of different sizes that form the handle, the material of a rich dark reddish tone.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 16 - 17 September 2010