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A Moulded White Porcelain Water Dropper
A Moulded White Porcelain Water Dropper


A Moulded White Porcelain Water Dropper
Choson period (19th century)
Formed in the outline of a stylized plum blossom and applied with a short cylindrical spout at one side, additionally moulded in low relief on the flat top with a branch of flowering plum and decorated overall save the flat base with a blue-tinged clear glaze
2 7/8in. (7.4cm.) diameter; 1½in. (3.3cm.) high

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For another waterdropper see Choson shidae moonbang jaegu/The Elegant Beauty of Choson Scholars' Studies (Seoul: National Museum of Korea, 1992), pl. 403.

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