Lot 1266: Chinese Gilt Buffalo Figure
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century AD. A gilt bronze figure of a reclining buffalo, head upturned and with mouth open; decorated collar around neck and scrolling motif on either side of the body. 307 grams, 11cm (4 1/4"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.