In fact, buffalo is the national animal of Vietnam as well as a symbol of wet rice culture. It has taken Phat about one year to “take care” of this herd of 1010 buffaloes.The artwork called "village gate’s buffalo".
With his skills and creativity, Phat made 1010 unique buffaloes with 1010 shapes and sizes, none of which resembled the other.
There are three main themes for buffalo collection including “real buffaloes” which are normal buffaloes working in the field or some look lovely or funny; "village gate’s buffalo" which is a set in which a herd of buffaloes passing through a typical gate of every village in the countryside; and "dragon buffalo” depicting buffaloes turning into dragon as the hope for a good buffalo year.
“For me, it’s more difficult to make two buffaloes exactly identical,” he said, “when I change the design and decoration a little, the animal looks differently. Besides, I also use different materials so it is not difficult to diversify my creations.”