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    • Rhinoceros Horn Figure of Bodhidharma
    • Rhinoceros Horn Figure of Bodhidharma
    • Rhinoceros Horn Figure of Bodhidharma
    Rhinoceros Horn Figure of Bodhidharma

    Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver; Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

    15 March - 26 March, 2011

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    Rhinoceros Horn Figure of Bodhidharma

    Late Ming - early Qing dynasty, 17th or 18th century

    Figures, as opposed to cups, carved in rhinoceros horn are exceptionally rare.  Bodhidharma was the founder of Chan, or Zen, Buddhism.

    Height: 10.4cm