17th CENTURY RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP 

Exquisitely carved around the exterior with a continuous scene from Xixiang ji, (The Romance of The Western Chamber), with two female figures dressed in long robes, the reverse with two archaic vessels on a rocky outcrop, the handle of the cup formed by a gnarled branch with its leaves extending over the mouth rim, the horn of an attractive rich toffee tone
3½ in. (9 cm.) high 

明末/清初 十七世紀 犀角雕西廂記圖盃

Lot 7997 @ Christie’s 08 November, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

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