Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 343
Cloisonné Enamel Water Buffalo Vessel, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century or Earlier
  • Cloisonné Enamel Water Buffalo Vessel, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century or Earlier
  • Cloisonné Enamel Water Buffalo Vessel, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century or Earlier

343

Cloisonné Enamel Water Buffalo Vessel, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century or Earlier

The muscular beast with its tail tucked between its hind legs, swirling patterns along the body completed in navy blue, green, red, and gold against a sky-blue ground
length 7.9" — 20 cm.
four-character Qianlong mark

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Another buffalo of similar form can be found at the Victoria and Albert Museum, number M.75-1953

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art