243: Chinese late Ming-early Qing carved rhinoceros
Chinese late Ming-early Qing carved rhinoceros (This lot can NOT be shipped internationally, domestic buyers only) horn libation cup, finely carved to depict Wu Lun Tu, the symbols for "five relationships": Ruler to Ruled, Father to Son, Husband to Wife, Elder brother to Younger brother, and friend to friend; as well as phoenix, cranes, Mandarin ducks, white throat and white wagtail. The cup is raised on the original carved rosewood stand. 164.4 grams. With stand: 5.75"H; Cup: 2.75"H x 5.5"W x 3.25"D, Circa - 17th C.