Late 18th/ Early 19th Century
Height: 4 5/8 inches (12 cm) and 4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm)
PROVENANCE: Mildred R and Rafi Y Mottahdedeh Collection
LITERATURE: Sargent, p. 248, no. 125, who cites the gilt-edged example.
Each modeled as a water buffalo standing foursquare before a hollowed pine tree trunk, painted in tones of green, blue and brown, on an irregular shaped base, edged on one in gilding.
Condition: some chips and one tree with a hair crack.