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CHINESE JADE WATER BUFFALO SCULPTURE

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CHINESE JADE WATER BUFFALO SCULPTURE
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Description
Dimensions: 75mm H x 92mm W x 67mm D
Stand: 32mm H
Weight: 332.9g

Fine Chinese Nephrite jade carved resembling a water buffalo resting in relaxed position, while head facing left shoulder, the tail curved encircling and resting on left hip. The Jade shows grayish-pale-celadon color. The sculpture displayed moist milky appearance, with clean iridescent.
In Chinese symbols, the ox is one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.
A charm with the inscription in Daoist magic writing, displaying an ox and a star god (star official), may be seen at Daoist (Taoist) Charms.
A charm showing a boy riding an ox which represents the early humble beginnings of Emperor Tai Zu of the Ming Dynasty may be seen at Chinese Charms with Coin Inscriptions.
Because of their importance to agriculture, the water buffalo or ox (niu) symbolizes springtime, harvest and fertility.
To city dwellers and government officials, the water buffalo also represents a simple and idyllic life.
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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CHINESE JADE WATER BUFFALO SCULPTURE

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500
Oct 19, 2019
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Starting Price $800
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0201: CHINESE JADE WATER BUFFALO SCULPTURE

Sold for $1,800
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Est. $2,500 - $3,500Starting Price $800
DAY1 AUTUMN 2019 CHINESE ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
Oct 19, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0201 Details

Description
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Dimensions: 75mm H x 92mm W x 67mm D
Stand: 32mm H
Weight: 332.9g

Fine Chinese Nephrite jade carved resembling a water buffalo resting in relaxed position, while head facing left shoulder, the tail curved encircling and resting on left hip. The Jade shows grayish-pale-celadon color. The sculpture displayed moist milky appearance, with clean iridescent.
In Chinese symbols, the ox is one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.
A charm with the inscription in Daoist magic writing, displaying an ox and a star god (star official), may be seen at Daoist (Taoist) Charms.
A charm showing a boy riding an ox which represents the early humble beginnings of Emperor Tai Zu of the Ming Dynasty may be seen at Chinese Charms with Coin Inscriptions.
Because of their importance to agriculture, the water buffalo or ox (niu) symbolizes springtime, harvest and fertility.
To city dwellers and government officials, the water buffalo also represents a simple and idyllic life.
Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition.<br/>EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.<br/>The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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