16 août 2019

A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 56. A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 17th-18th century; 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 79,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The long tapering horn carved in high relief and openwork with 'The Three Friends', pine, prunus and bamboo, leading up to three scholars standing on cloud scrolls and rockwork beside a deer and crane, below the cup section detailed with peach and further bamboo, the horn of a warm honey tone shading to dark brown at... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2017

A large full-tip rhinoceros horn cup with lotus and reed, 18th century

Lot 275. A large full-tip rhinoceros horn cup with lotus and reed, 18th century. L. 49 cm. Estimate 20.000/30.000 €. Lot sold 50.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Very slightly chipped.  Provenance: Property from an old German private collection, assembled prior 1990. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017
17 juillet 2017

A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 19th century

Lot 1. A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 19th century, 25 in. (63.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 63,650. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The large lotus-form receptacle supported on a tapering long stem pierced and carved with scholars and attendants engaged in leisurely pursuits amidst bamboo, prunus and pine trees, the horn of a pale caramel tone; carved wood stand.  Provenance: Hélène Lelianoff Collection, acquired in the 1940s. ... [Lire la suite]