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Water Buffalo

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); W. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm); L. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1936
Accession Number:
36.121
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 218
Mary Stillman Harkness , (until 1936; donated to MMA)
New York. China House Gallery. "Chinese Jade Through the Centuries from Private and Museum Collections," October 24, 1968–January 26, 1969.

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. "Jade, East and West," January 25, 1980–March 2, 1980.

San Diego Museum of Art. "5000 Years of Art," October 11, 1981–December 6, 1981.

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "5000 Years of Art," January 10, 1982–February 7, 1982.

Mobile. Fine Arts Museum of the South. "5000 Years of Art," March 30, 1982–May 9, 1992.

Midland Art Center. "5000 Years of Art," June 13, 1982–August 25, 1982.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "5000 Years of Art," September 19, 1982–November 14, 1982.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ming Furniture Room," 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Re-Installation of The Ming Furniture Room," 2008.

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