19th century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn libation cup entirely carved and pierced with ornate figures & animals amongst foliage, scrolling cloud to the rim. Displayed on matching carved fruitwood stand. Horn 67 cm length, 87 cm height on stand (damage t
A superb antique Chinese rhinoceros horn cup, late Qing Dynasty, 19th century, in a warm honey shade, the rim embellished with a key fret band above a lappet border, further carved with two taotie masks and to one end a mischievous carved chilong clamberin
A rare and magnificent pair of late 19th century Chinese carved rhinoceros horns. The spectacular horns are carved to the tip with a pierced openwork design of trees, vines, gourds, lingzhi fungus, young deer and the 'Three friends of winter’; pine, prunus
An 18th/19th century Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup, of deep chestnut colour, realistically carved and detailed as an unfurling lotus leaf supported within a framework of stalks of lotus blossoms and leaves, seeding millet, arrowhead and bulrush plan
A 'Magnolia and Prunus' rhinoceros horn libation cup 17th/18th century carved as an open magnolia blossom with overlapping petals, the exterior with flowering magnolia branches on one side and blossoming prunus on the other in high and pierced relief exten
A Chinese turned rhinocerous cup, 19th century. The slightly flaring sides issuing from a shallow circular solid base to a flat everted rim, two carved parallel lines just below the rim. Diameter 10.5 cm. Provenance: Originally acquired by Arthur Lennox Bu
A Chinese turned rhinocerous cup, 19th century. The slightly rounded sides issuing from a shallow circular solid base to a flat everted rim, two carved parallel lines just below the rim. Diameter 10.5 cm. Provenance: Originally acquired by Arthur Lennox Bu
A pair of Chinese rhinoceros horn wine cups, probably early 20th century, late Qing/Republic period, each semi-translucent steep-sided cup with a golden brown patina (2) Provenance: a Sydney private collection. See Christies NY, 17/9/2010, lot 1283 for a s
An unusual composite rhinoceros horn bowl, 19th/20th century, of solid form, the steeply rounded sides and concave top carved in relief with lotus flowers and pods among dense foliage, rising from crested waves extending around the base, the details finely
A large 'Pine Forest' rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 17th/18th century the tapering horn carved with a large pine tree growing from rocky cliffs, the gnarled trunk in pierced relief forming the handle, with branches bearing clusters of needles
A group of ten Blanc-de-Chine libation cups, 17th/18th century, comprising two pairs of flared octagonal form on bracket feet; another similar; two of magnolia form applied with branches of prunus and magnolia; a similar cup of multi-lobed form; and two of
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