Rhinoceros horn is a kind of precious material, but sometimes in some small stalls, you can encounter small sculptures such as brands and accessories. The stall owner may not be able to know. If you know the goods, you can find the leakage. Just don't expect to buy large pieces such as rhinoceros horn bottle and round sculpture. It is also a great success for ordinary collectors to pick up small pieces of rhinoceros horn carvings. Thousands of years of antiques, a morning rain in Hunan.
Rhinoceros horn is formed by cuticle without bone heart. The main components of rhinoceros horn are keratin, cholesterol, calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, etc. The angle is conical, tapering from the bottom to the top, slightly curved, varying in length, with the largest as long as 30 cm.
表面为乌 黑色，下部色渐浅，呈灰褐色。底部周边有马牙状锯齿，称"马牙边"，高约3厘米，表面 凹凸不平。"马牙边"向上之中部有纵纹及去净的坚硬直刺，习称"刚毛"，有时并有裂纹 ；中部向上渐光滑，角尖端钝圆发亮，并可见鬃眼状圆点。角前面有一纵长凹沟，沟长约9 ～15 厘米，深约3厘米，习称"天沟"，其下相对的底盘上有一突出的高岗，岗长约6～7厘 米，高2～4厘米，习称"地岗"。底盘较大，长圆形，前窄后宽，形如龟背，长13～20厘米 ，宽11～14厘米，灰黑色或黑棕色，向外逐渐变浅，呈灰棕色或灰黄色，底面凹入3～6厘米 ，习称"窝子"，并布满鬃眼状圆点，习称"沙底"。角质坚硬，但从纵面劈开，均系顺丝 ，无绞丝。镑片呈灰白色，有芝麻花点或短线纺。气微清香而不腥，味微咸。以色乌黑光亮 、完整无裂纹、沙底色灰黑、鬃眼大、气清香者为佳。底盘色灰黑、特征不完全或不明显者 质较次。
The surface is black, and the lower part is grayish brown. There are horse teeth around the bottom, called "horse teeth side", about 3 cm high, with uneven surface. There are longitudinal lines and hard straight spines, commonly known as "setae", sometimes with cracks; the middle part is gradually smooth upward, the corner tip is blunt and shiny, and bristle eye like dots can be seen. There is a longitudinal concave groove in front of the corner, which is about 9-15 cm long and 3 cm deep. It is commonly known as "Tiangou". There is a protruding high hill on the chassis below, which is about 6-7 cm long and 2-4 cm high, which is commonly called "Digang". The chassis is large, oblong, narrow at the front and wide at the back. It is shaped like a turtle's back. It is 13-20cm long and 11-14cm wide. It is grayish black or black brown. It is grayish brown or grayish yellow, and its bottom surface is concave by 3-6cm. It is commonly called "Wozi", and is covered with bristle eye like dots, which is also known as "sand bottom". The cuticle is hard, but splits from the longitudinal plane, all are smooth silk, no stranded silk. Pound piece is grayish white, with sesame dots or short thread spinning. The air is slightly fragrant but not fishy, and the taste is slightly salty. It is better to have black and bright color, complete and crack free, gray black sand background, large mane eyes and fragrant air. The chassis with grey black color and incomplete or indistinct features is inferior in quality.
The carving of this old longevity star corner seal is simple and elegant. It has a strong sense of historical vicissitudes, perfect appearance and thick and natural coating. It is a rare rare treasure from both aesthetic and artistic perspectives. This collection is a valuable work of art in terms of history, aesthetics and craft, which embodies the historical value and artistic value. Has the extremely high collection value!
Rhinoceros is almost extinct, so many rhinoceros horn products on the market are African rhinoceros horn. But some people will dye the horn to ancient red. In fact, only the sub rhinoceros populations in nature have red horny. At the price of rhinoceros horn, you can buy buffalo horn and yellow horn. The fake rhinoceros horn cup has caused great losses to collectors.
When rhinoceros horn collectors gather in Hong Kong and European and American countries, the value and price of rhinoceros horn mainly depends on whether it is genuine or not, how his craftsmanship is and how he keeps it.
Rhinoceros horn is a kind of very valuable medicinal materials. In the collection practice, we occasionally encounter rhinoceros horn sculptures in the Ming and Qing dynasties or the Republic of China, such as wine bottles, brand decorations, round carvings, etc. not to mention the value factors of craft and age, the material value of rhinoceros horn is quite considerable.
Rhinoceros horn has been a precious medicinal material since ancient times. Its cold nature has the effect of clearing away heat, detoxifying and cooling blood. Because of the special pharmacological effect of its material, and legend that when poisonous wine meets with it, it will immediately appear white foam, so it is often carved into various cups. The relatively rich outer wall gives the skilled craftsman the space to display his talent. The rhinoceros horn cup has a certain efficacy and practicability, but it has also become the treasure of literati and officials in the past dynasties.