Collection Area: Chinese Art

48 objects
F1980.131a-l

Landscape

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S1987.719

Ornament in the form of a bovine head

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A realistic bovine head with concave back. Carved in almost full relief. Incised eyes and nostrils. (Earth and cinnabar adhere.)

S1987.619

Pendant in the form of a water buffalo

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Pendant, profile bovine, carved nearly in round; pierced at mouth/jaw; translucent, light greenish-white. (Mostly calcified; chip in its front left foot; rear end degraded; surface cracks; more recent surface damage.)

S1987.537

Pendant in the form of a water buffalo

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Buffalo, standing; carved in round; pierced lower jaw; mottled light gray, blue-green. (Flaw cracks; old nicks; ears chipped away.)

S1987.479

Pendant in the form of a water buffalo, reworked

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Pendant, kneeling buffalo facing side; carved and pierced through front side of nose; opaque marbled greenish-gray and white. (Surface flaws, minor pitting, minor adhesions; tiny surface scratches.)