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ITEM NO. 2708326 CATEGORY: Asian Art
Chinese Carved Large Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th C L9BC2, L9BCD
Current Bid $ 136,199.00
Buyer's Premium $ 27,239.80 (@ 20%)
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$ 163,438.80
 
No. of Bids 11
High Bidder elviacj
Ending Time 10/10/12 12:07:32 PM ET
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Location Litchfield, CT
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Description
Chinese Carved Large Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup, 17th C., pine, figures and pagoda decoration, 11 oz. (EWOO111){WT}

NOTE:
This lot contains material from a rhinoceros (Rhinocerotidae spp.) which is an endangered species protected under CITES and other national laws in the United States. Bidders outside the United States should check with their government’s wildlife import requirements prior to placing a bid. iGavel will only deliver this lot to the purchaser at an address in the United States. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to obtain any export or import licenses and/or certificates, and iGavel cannot give any assurance that such license and/or certificates can be obtained. In the case of denial of any export or import licenses and/or certificates or of delay in obtaining such licenses and/or certificates, the purchaser is still responsible for making on-time payment of the total purchase price for this lot.

Property Title
Property from a Private Westport, CT Collection. Born in London and educated privately, Albert Woodley’s career began in advertising at the American Express Company in London, and continued on in Paris with the United States Lines. His career then led him to New York, where he worked at an advertising agency handling transportation-oriented accounts for American Express, Japan Mail, and British Railways. In 1943 he decided to branch out on his own and established the Albert Woodley Company Inc. to handle a variety of advertising, promotional, and public relations materials. One of his most successful forays was in the fur industry, where he arranged shows in Frankfurt, Sydney, Melbourne, Madrid, Portugal, London, Paris, Milan, and other locations. The works he acquired are a reflection of his life experiences, international travel, and connoisseurship. Litchfield County Auctions Inc. is delighted to offer selections of fine and decorative arts from his collection.

Estimate
$100000-150000

Measurements
4 3/4" H x 6 1/2" L x 3 7/8"W

Condition
Please contact Litchfield County Auctions for a detailed condition report and more information, (860) 567.4661 or email [email protected]

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