18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 61,000
Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
A Blue and White Porcelain Rectangular Water Dropper
Choson period (19th century)
Moulded with two spouts in the form of frogs and decorated in underglaze blue with plum and bamboo on the top panel and with rocks, sacred fungus and grasses on the four side panels, all between line borders; the water dropper also applied with a blue-tinged clear glaze; flat base unglazed
4 x 3 x 2¼in. (10.2 x 7.6 x 5.7cm.)
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For a similar water dropper, see Hankuk misul yichunnyen/2000 Years of Korean Arts, exh. cat. (Seoul: National Museum of Korea, 1973), pl. 411.
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