• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 149

    A BLUE GLAZED DUCK WATER DROPPER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE GLAZED DUCK WATER DROPPER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
    of squat rounded form depicting two ducks cuddled together, with their two heads close to one another and with the wing and tail feathers moulded around the circular aperture to the upper surface of the pot, covered in a deep blue glaze -- 3¾in. (9.5cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch Collection (Cv 10A); acquired from Sarzi-Amadé (Graham Gemmell), London, October 1988.