London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A white jade carving of a water-buffalo and qilin group
the recumbent water-buffalo carved with its tail flicked to one side, legs tucked underneath and the head turned upwards towards ribboned books supported on its back, with a qilin at the buffalo's right side, holding a lingzhi spray in its mouth, the stone of an even grey-white tone with a russet streak -- 2 5/8in. (6.6cm.) long, wood stand.
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