Lot 10: WATER BUFFALO WHITE JADE SCULPTURE IN ORIGINAL BOX
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The Chinese white jade carved recumbent a water buffalo, seated in relaxing position, facing left shoulder, while it's mouth grasping branching sacred LingZhi mushroom. The white-celadon color nephrite expertly carved out of the golden-brown inclusions of the stone detailing the yinyang medallion on the forehead in relief. The stone is finely polished, smooth with moist milky appearance. The sculpture displayed upon an elaborately carved hardwood stands, in form of entwined branching pine tree, further with fitted original wooden lidded box, with creme linen inner cushion, labeled on the lid with inscriptions and iron-red signature seals.
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Dimensions: Dimension: (jade without stand) 82.55mmH x 76.2mm W ; (only Stand): 1.5"H x 4"W (box): 5-5/8"H x 5-7/8"W Weight: (jade): 278.5g
Date: Qing Dynasty