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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1876

    A FINELY CARVED 'BUFFALO AND BOY' FURONG SEAL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINELY CARVED 'BUFFALO AND BOY' FURONG SEAL
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    The seal knop carved in high relief and openwork with a water buffalo with long semi-circular horns, its head turned in observation of a young boy, struggling to climb on the buffalo's back, raised on a platform of square cross-section, the base carved in intaglio, baiwen, with a four-character seal chop, Wang Xun zhiyin, 'Seal of Wang Xun', the stone of a rich ivory-white tone
    1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (3.5 x 3.5 x 7.6 cm.), box


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    Wang Xun was a Qing dynasty artist whose name is recorded in Zhongguo Meishujia Renming Cidian, Shanghai meishu renmin chubanshe, 2003, p. 132. From Guangping in Hebei province, his hao, or style name, was known as Mo Nong.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION