Lot 280: Agate Cup with Chilong Handle, Ming Dynasty
November 12, 2016
Ashburn, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Carved agate cup from the Ming Dynasty. Cup is carved translucent, black and brown agate. It has a partially openwork and bas-relief chilong handle. The chilong's head and arms hold on to the rim of the cup and its tail separates into three parts that curve up the sides of the cup. It is approximately 4 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: It is in good condition. Provenance: From a Southern California estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/wG5BELItco8/
Condition Report: It is in good condition.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/wG5BELItco8/
Provenance: From a Southern California estate.