PROVENANCE: THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MILDRED R. AND RAFI Y. MOTTAHEDEH
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