A carved agate 'boy riding buffalo' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 328
A carved agate 'boy riding buffalo' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 150,000 (US$ 19,340) inc. premium

Lot Details
A carved agate 'boy riding buffalo' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
The russet skin and inclusions cleverly worked to represent a young boy riding a water buffalo, his right hand holding a whip and left pulling along a butterfly-shaped kite, the reverse with an aquatic scene of lotus leaves and a flying goose.
6.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 瑪瑙雕牧牛圖鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    Y.F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong, 1985
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