Lot 137. Alpine. Rare miniature Cup, called a chalice of Poison

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Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 137Alpine. Rare miniature Cup, called a chalice of Poison
17./18. Century.

Rhinoceros horn. Approx. 33g. Conical goblet with gekehltem shaft. Round screw-off feet. Height: 9.4 cm. Condition B/C. the Larger Chip on the foot. Leaflet: a Small Mortar made of serpentine, probably Saxony, 19. Century.
Provenance:
German collection, acquired in the art trade, Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg, Germany.

Literature:
Eugen von Philippovich. Curiosities/Antiques. Braunschweig 1966. See p. 460ff.

In this size gift Cup made of rhinoceros horn are extremely rare and hardly known

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