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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Rare Turkish Ottoman Rhinoceros and Blond Horn Sherbet Spoon"
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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The stem banded with silver metal
Early 19th Century
Size: 22.5cm long – 8¾ ins long
Rhinoceros horn was regarded as an exotic natural substance with powerful amuletic properties and was thought to have the magical ability to detect a poisoned substance so a spoon made from rhinoceros horn was doubly valuable.