Lot 3408
  • 3408

A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A BUFFALO SONG DYNASTY |

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 HKD
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Description

  • 5.4 cm, 2 1/8  in.
rendered recumbent with the legs folded at the sides save for the left hind leg tucked beneath the body, the beast portrayed with a prominent snout surmounted by a pair of lozenge-shaped eyes and sharp horns issuing from the head above a pair of pointed ears, the body depicted muscular with rounded contours and terminating with a finely incised tail swept up against the right haunch, the stone of a yellowish-green colour with russet speckles

Provenance

Collection of Jon Edwards.
Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd, New York.

Literature

A Private Collection of Early Chinese Jade Carvings, Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd, New York, 1994, no. 17.
Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 91.
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