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    Sale 5345

    Christie's Interiors

    22 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 521

    A Japanese bronze model of a buffalo and child

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese bronze model of a buffalo and child
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    The large buffalo kicks out his rear leg, narrowly missing the small boy who stands behind him, the child holding fast to the long rope which is tethered to the beast through a ring in its nose, standing upon an textured grassy mound
    16in. (40.7cm) wide, fitted wood base


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