27 mai 2018

Two large full-tip rhinoceros horn libation cups from the Hongzhen Tang Collection at Bonhams, 29 May 2018

Lot 62. A large full-tip rhinoceros horn 'landscape and immortals' libation cup, 19th century; 65cm (25 1/2in) long (2). Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€ 27,000 - 38,000). Sold for HK$ 2,125,000 (€ 234,337) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Deftly carved in deep relief and openwork with a continuous scene of immortals and their attendants engaging in various activities on a succession of small terraces winding up the length of the shaft, surrounded by animals including monkeys, deer and cranes amidst... [Lire la suite]