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A CELADON AND BROWN JADE 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
96
A CELADON AND BROWN JADE 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A CELADON AND BROWN JADE 'BOY AND BUFFALO' GROUP
MING DYNASTY
the buffalo recumbent with its hind legs tucked under the body and the head resting on the folded front legs, the curved horns gently pressed against the shoulders, the tail swept to one side, a small boy crawling over the buffalo's back and holding a rope attached to the nose, the stone a mushroom-brown at the buffalo and turning to white where the boy is carved, wood stand (2)
Length 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm
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Provenance

Bluett & Sons, London (according to label).
Spink & Son, London, 23rd December 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 379.

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Fine Jade, Spink & Son, London, 1981, cat. no. 22.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York