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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 440

    A Blue and White Porcelain Rectangular Water Dropper

    CHOSON PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    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.