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A RARE GROUP OF THREE COLOUR JADE ANIMALS, CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
The large group well carved depicting a standing water buffalo with his head slightly turned to the left, the buffalo's broad back highlighted with greyish-celadon tone and with to the back side a small qilin with their front legs resting on a lingzhi sprig, the stone of graduating tone with a black color, a russet brown and greyish-celadon tone. In very good conditions, minor wear on the surface.
6,6 cm high, 13,5 cm wide
Estimate € 500 - 800
Provenance: private property of a northern Italian gentleman