Lot 41    

17th Century Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup
7/27/2012 - Asian Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Chinese, a libation cup of rhinoceros horn, atop carved and reticulated flowering stand.  Relief carving along sides, chilong handle and squared away pouring spout; rim of cup 7.25 in., overall ht. of cup 4.25 in. and ht. with stand 8 in.

Weight of cup: 297.1 g; 10.48 oz; 9.55 ozt; 0.65 lbs.


Condition:  
A break in the cup near the handle, replaced with wood, an early restoration.  Other cracks and restorations along handle.  Wear appropriate with age and some restoration revealed under blacklight, likely painting - minor and scattered throughout.
Sold: $48,000.00
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