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A PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BUFFALO
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION (LOTS 146-149)Christie’s is delighted to offer this collection of jade carvings, purchased by the vendor’s grandmother in the mid-1950s. She acquired many of her jade carvings from the renowned London dealer Spink & Son Ltd, three of which were sold in these rooms in May 2019. The vendor's grandmother was also a benefactor of Durham University’s Oriental Museum to whom she donated several Chinese works of art.
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BUFFALO

18TH CENTURY

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A PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BUFFALO
18TH CENTURY
The stone is finely carved as a recumbent buffalo with its legs tucked under the raised head. Its backbone, tail and horns are finely detailed. The jade has some areas of russet inclusions.
3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide.
Provenance
Collection of Lady Paget (b.1933).
With Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1 August 1956.

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