• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1136

    A Blue and White Porcelain Domed Water Dropper

    JOSEON DYNASTY (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Blue and White Porcelain Domed Water Dropper
    Joseon dynasty (18th-19th century)
    Rising from a short ring foot enclosing a shallow recessed base and moulded with a tubular spout, painted across the top in deep strokes of underglaze cobalt blue with two branches of bamboo and with a single line encircling the foot; the vessel also applied with a lustrous clear glaze of blue hue; foot rim unglazed, pierced with air hole top center
    2 7/8in. (7.2cm.) high; 3½in. (8.8cm.) diameter


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    Literature

    Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Richo no suiteki/Water Droppers, Yi Dynasty, Korea, in Chosen toji shirizu (Joseon-dynasty ceramics series), 12 (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1988), no. 78.


    Exhibited

    Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, "Richo no suiteki/Water Droppers, Yi Dynasty, Korea," 1988.4.12--7.10