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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700: item # 1135030

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A rhinoceros horn-shape bronze cup
Late Ming / Early Qing Dynasty (17th century)
Height: 5 1/2 inches
Width: 7 3/4 inches

A finely cast bronze cup, modelled in the form of a rhinoceros horn or rhyton cup, the octagonal body finely incised with stylized dragons, the foot and mouth with a band of lappets, six qilong (young water dragons) crawling around the vessel.

Provenance: John Meengs collection

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 1135030



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