16 août 2019

A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 59. A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century; 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) long.  Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 79,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of open flower form, the exterior carved with a continuous scene of squirrels clambering amongst grape vines, the interior with a further squirrel and grapes, all supported on a gnarled vine branch encircling the foot and extending to the rim to form the handle, wood stand. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3169. A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price Realized HKD 2,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The elongated oval cup carved in deep relief and in openwork around the sides with a continuous scene depicting two figures and a child in a raft travelling on a fast-flowing river towards a fisherman wading in the river with a large basket of fish amidst branches of pine... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2019

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 2. A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century; 14.3cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate 7,000 — 19,000 GBP. Lot sold 73,250 GBP. © Sotheby's  the bowl of tapering rectangular form, the exterior carved with a central band of archaic scrollwork, with a large and small sinuous chilong forming the handle. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010
06 août 2019

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 1. A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century; 9.3cm, 3 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 49,250 GBP. © Sotheby's  carved with a central band of taotie and chilong, with a larger chilong forming the handle. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010
22 juin 2019

A Chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 42. A Chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 3/4in (12cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 40,000 (€ 27,000 - 35,000). © Bonhams Made to resemble a rhinoceros horn libation cup, the sides carved in high relief with a mountainous landscape peppered with travelers, pavilions and trees, a large undercut pine tree at one end forming the handle, with two figures in a raft at the base, incised with characters reading Chen Yang Weizhan gong zhi (respectfully made by minister Yang Weizhan), the... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2019

Elegant rhinoceros horn libation cup with ermit in a landscapeith high pines, China, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 2071. Elegant rhinoceros horn libation cup with ermit in a landscapeith high pines, China, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate 60 000 - 80 000 €. © 2008-2019, Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers. Rhinoceros horn, carved, partly openwork, stained dark brown and polished. The cup is surrounded by a flowering plum and the waving branches of willows. On one side, a tall pine is shown on a slope of rock with hanging plants, which together form a handle and continues to the inside. On all sides and inside... [Lire la suite]

06 juin 2019

Chine, Coupes libatoires en corne de rhinocéros aux ventes pendant le Printemps Asiatique Paris 2019

Lot 18. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, XVIIIème siècle. Marque Hu Xing Yue Zuo. H : 9.5 cm. Poids : 200,42 g. Estimation: €60 000 - €80 000. Courtesy Piasa. à décor de neuf chilong grimpant le long de tiges de lotus formant des enroulements, sur fond de fleurs stylisées dans leur feuillage en léger relief, le rebord lobé en forme de pétales et orné d'une frise de grecques.  Provenance : Collection privée française. Specimen en corne de rhinocéros blanc du nord (... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2019

An extremely rare rhinoceros horn libation cup, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2525. An extremely rare rhinoceros horn libation cup, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 560,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Finely carved supported on three tall curved feet, the hind foot curving backwards towards the rim to form a long handle carved in the form of a fierce dragon head, the narrow base flaring widely towards the everted rim bordered on both sides by a band of keyfret, encircled around the mid-section by... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2019

A rare and exceptionally carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, by Bao Tiancheng, 17th century

Lot 2644. A rare and exceptionally carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, by Bao Tiancheng, 17th century; 16.5 cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 14,100,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010.  of gently flaring form, intricately carved in various levels of relief around the exterior, depicting a lady and child standing at the door of a retreat conversing with two scholars, beneath a pine tree and wutong, with a further scholar and attendant standing with a... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

Four rhinoceros horn libation cups sold at Lempertz, 8 december 2018

Lot 831. An elegant and tall rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century. Total height 14.7 cm. Estimated price €60.000 - €80.000. Result: €93.750. © Lempertz With a handle in the shape of a pine tree spreading its branches over the rim into the interior of the cup, the outside finely carved with three scholars, a boy servant and a deer underneath trees and pines on river banks in a mountainous landscape. Minor losses to branches and the foot. 17th century. Wooden stand incised with a... [Lire la suite]