Rare rhino horn libation cup goes under the gavel in Maine Jan. 30

Rhino-horn libation cup, raft form with two figures, on zitan wood base. (Photo courtesy James D. Julia Auctioneers)

According to Woburn-based Jim Callahan, director of Asian Arts and a regular on PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” since 1996, “Both of these treasures are exceptional and absolute rarities. I have been a student, connoisseur, and appraiser of fine Asian Arts for over 40 years and have never seen anything like the rhinoceros horn libation cup. Its form and subject until now were unknown. Read More +