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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    A 'BOY AND BUFFALO' MUG

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A 'BOY AND BUFFALO' MUG
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Decorated in sepia, gilt, black and tones of iron-red with a Chinese boy riding a water buffalo, another following behind, passing under a willow tree, the boy reaching for his hat, which has blown off, molded border at the base
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    This sweet Chinese pattern of the Kangxi period was adopted by the Worcester factory in England in the mid-century and also by Hausmalerei at Meissen.