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    A Chinese Carved Mottled Russet and Yellow Jade Water Buffalo, Qing Dynasty
    2-5/8 x 5-7/8 x 3 inches (6.7 x 14.9 x 7.6 cm)

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, March 19-20, 2013, lot 411.

    The buffalo, naturalistically carved in the round from translucent yellow jade with opaque russet matrix, in a recumbent pose with head raised and turned slightly, with ears laid back below ridged, curved horns, the tail with delicately incised fibers wrapped to one side of the haunches, and limbs and hooves tucked beneath the body carved in low relief, accompanied by a carved hardwood stand.



    Condition Report*: Paper label to underside, otherwise in apparently good condition.
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    25th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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