Lot 237: WHITE JADE 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 10.5cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WHITE JADE 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
well carved as a boy seated beside a recumbent water buffalo as he tries to move the animal by pulling on the long rope trailing from its nose, the stone of greyish white tone with russet and icy inclusions
- Good overall condition with two nicks to the buffalo's backbone
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