15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
A BLUE AND WHITE FROG-FORM WATER DROPPER
VIETNAM, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY
The large water dropper is molded in the shape of a seated frog with a circular aperture behind the head and a short cylindrical spout in the middle of its mouth. The head is detailed in blue line and the body is decorated allover with flecks of blue.
6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) long
Acquired in New York, 1988.
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Adrian M. Joseph, Chinese and Annamese Ceramics Found in the Philippines and Indonesia, London, 1973, pp. 192-3, no. 118.
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