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Asian Art

Water Buffalo

19th–early 20th century

Jade (nephrite)

2 × 3 1/2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 8.9 × 5.1 cm)
other (Stand): 4 × 2 1/4 × 1 3/8 in. (10.2 × 5.7 × 3.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Parks
1981.118.4
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) - Republic Period (1921 - 1949)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1981,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 3 (Winter 1983): 72.

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