Length: 9 5/8 in (24.4 cm)
Width: 6 1/8 in (15.6 cm)
A massive and rare opaque black glass figure of a recumbent water buffalo, well carved in the manner of similar animals in jade, the color imitating black jade.
The Jade Collector
Ashkenazie and Co.
P. C. Lu and Sons
Exhibited: Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, June 16, 2008 – September 26, 2008
Emily Byrne Curtis, Pure Brightness Shines Everywhere: The Glass of China (Vermont: 2004), fig.12.16
Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 64
(Hard cover catalogue, 64 glass artworks, 64 pp, full color illustrations, English text and Chinese captions. Catalogue available for purchase, $45 including domestic shipping, $55 international. The catalogue can also be viewed online in pdf format. Please contact us or visit our "exhibitions" page for more information.)