86*§ | premium
A FINE LARGE SQUIRRELS AND GRAPES POSSIBLY RHINOCEROS HORN CUP, CHINA, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
The body nicely carved as four large overlapping leaves, their tips folding over the rim to the exterior which is carved with squirrels clambering amidst heavily laden grape vines, the two thick branches forming the openwork handle and base and trailing over into the interior bearing two more ripe bunches of grapes. In good condition with only two little pieces lost to the base, a small flake and a small flaw on the mouth rim.
17,2 cm wide, 9,8 cm high
Estimate € 12,000 - 16,000
Provenance: from the important mansion in Rome of a Lombard noble Lady
* Il lotto é stato identificato come contenente materiali organici che possono essere sottoposti a restrizioni per l'importazione o l'esportazione. Chi fosse interessato é pregato di mettersi in contatto con i nostri uffici prima dell'asta.
This lot has been identified at the time of cataloguing as containing organic material which may be subject to restrictions regarding import or export. For further information contact the Management of WANNENES ART AUCTIONS before the sale.

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This lot is subject to this important notice regarding importation into the United States of Corum, Rolex, Piaget or Franck Muller watches. Wannenes Art Auctions cannot arrange for the delivery of Corum, Rolex, Piaget or Franck Muller watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Corum, Rolex, Piaget or Franck Muller watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale.