Asian Art Auction

December 05, 2011

LOT 520
Uncarved Rhinoceros Horn, Prior to 1960
  • Uncarved Rhinoceros Horn, Prior to 1960
  • Uncarved Rhinoceros Horn, Prior to 1960
  • Uncarved Rhinoceros Horn, Prior to 1960

520

Uncarved Rhinoceros Horn, Prior to 1960

Of an elongated triangular form, undecorated to highlight the natural grain and textural qualities, the base rising towards a narrow tip, the exterior of a toffee brown tone, the interior a pale honey colour
10.2" x 4.9" — 26 x 12.5 cm.
23.8 oz. — 740 grams
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PREMIUM LOT. ANY BIDDING ON THIS LOT REQUIRES PRE-APPROVAL FROM THE ASIAN ART DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SALE. Please contact aw@waddingtons.ca or 416.847.6185 for more information

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $20,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

From a Portuguese family who immigrated to Canada in 1974. This horn was acquired between the 1950’s and 1960’s in Angola, where the family held a large coffee plantation

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art