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Chinese Carved Horn. Lotus, Fish, Cranes, Dragon Decor
May 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

A Chinese carved horn scholar's table article. The cupped form itself carved to look like a large lotus leaf. Carved lotus leaves and blossoms also issue from its center. The sides carved with details of lotus leaves and blossoms, a fish and a pair of mandarin ducks further accentuate the aquatic theme. The form and motif may suggest the object was used as a small water coupe but would also work as a paper weight. The carved bottom depicting a pair of dragons encircling a two character mark...
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