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Description

Lot 671

Wednesday 02 Oct, 2019 - 10.00am

A Chinese rhinoceros horn "river landscape" libation cup (Qing dynasty - Kangxi period circa 1700), of a dark toffee tone, finely carved with three immortals and an oarsmen in a small river craft navigating a mountainous river gorge, the rocky banks scattered with wutong and pine trees, a small pagoda to the reverse, the interior of the cup with over the rim pine branches, 7ins (17.7cm) x 4.5ins (11.5cm) x 4.5ins (11.5cm) high
Note: Please be aware that according to CITIES Regulations, it will be necessary to acquire an export licence to export this lot outside the EU. Buyers intending to export this lot should also ascertain whether there is any further specific prohibition on the exporting/importing of goods of this character according to their country or state of residence.
Please note that a CITIES export licence will only be granted for carved Rhinoceros horn specimens when the hammer price meets or exceeds the value of $100 USD per gram of the object's weight.

Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 Sold for £30,000

Plus buyers premium of 27% ยป