A BRONZE BUFFALO AND BOY WATERDROPPER | 銅童子騎牛水注
300 - 500 GBP
A BRONZE BUFFALO AND BOY WATERDROPPER
the recumbent buffalo cast with a small boy seated on its back
Length 12.5 cm, 5 in.
高 12.5 公分，5 英寸
In fair condition although the bronze material is quite coarsely finished, and there is a small hole in the body beneath the tip of the tail.
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There is general wear to the surface, which is covered in a thin layer of malachite encrustation. There are also nicks to the extremities, and some minor losses throughout. Casting flaws are also visible, including the small holes under the tail.
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