Lot 93: BRONZE WATER BUFFALO CENSER MING DYNASTY OR LATER 20cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BRONZE WATER BUFFALO CENSER
MING DYNASTY OR LATER
the buffalo of elegant proportions with its neck and head arched to the left to meet the gaze of the man sitting atop its back, clasping the strings to his hat and holding a baton behind him, the beast stands on slender legs with front foot forward resting on a carved and pierced fitted wood stand
- Good overall condition with surface wear as consistent with age
- Chip to the man's hair ribbon, resulting in loss of approximately 1 cm width
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