Chinese bronzes: Water buffalo, Ming dynasty
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Chinese bronzes: Water buffalo, Ming dynasty|
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
|Description:||This buffalo, often found with a philosopher or youth sitting on its back, is a common motif in Ming art. Here the rider has been lost, leaving a hole in the animal's back. The metal surface is smooth and shiny, probably inspired by the famous bronzes of the Husan-te (Xuande) period. -- 12 x 21 cm.|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-5077|
|ANUA 682-5077.tif||16.66 MB||TIFF|
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