Lot 40
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A SMALL CARVED AMBER 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP QING DYNASTY, 17th/18TH CENTURY

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • amber
  • 6.5 cm, 2 1/2  in. 
the recumbent animal with its legs tucked under its body and its head turned to its rear, the boy perched on the animal's hind quarters holding a lingzhi, the buffalo holding a branch in its mouth supporting the moon inscribed Yue, the translucent amber of warm reddish-brown tone with paler inclusions
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