Finely Engraved Large Horn of a Water Buffalo - Bubalus Bubalis Horn - Koi Fish Motif

Finely Engraved Large Horn of a Water Buffalo - Bubalus Bubalis Horn - Koi Fish Motif
Indonesia - After 2000

A beautifully carved horn of a water buffalo. Very impressive eye-catcher​.

A master craftsman has intricately carved a group of swordfish into this large buffalo horn. As you can see, the carving is of extremely high quality and has an immense amount of detail. It could be seen as a type of scrimshaw; the name given to engravings and carvings done in bone or ivory.

Length: 36 cm
Height: 51 cm

Koi fish are a common symbol in both Chinese culture and Feng Shui. Many of the attributes of the Koi symbolize several lessons and even trials individuals often encounter in life. The koi fish has a powerful and energetic life force, demonstrated by its ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. Some of the characteristics associated with the koi include good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambition, and perseverance.

Koi in Feng Shui:
Its placement is said to attract auspicious abundance and prosperity into your home and life, and some opt to have multiple representations of this fish.

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Lot details
Finely Engraved Large Horn of a Water Buffalo
Bubalus Bubalis Horn - Koi Fish Motif
Estimated Period
After 2000
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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