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Flute-playing boy riding on water buffalo. 19th c.

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Flute-playing boy riding on water buffalo. 19th c.
A small but attractive image of a small, flute-playing boy riding on the back of a water buffalo made of bronze w. a dark, brown lacquered patina. The depicted theme has been taken from the series of Ox-herding Pictures, a popular didactic account of the adeptís progress towards enlightenment according to Chan (Zen) Buddhism. Qing, first half of 19th century. H 13.5 cm, L 13 cm. Condition: Very good w. slight rubbing due to handling. The flute, which was cast separately is missing. Shipping costs: 38 USD; with post Denmark. Payment: we accept only BANK WIRE TRANSFER.

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