2 October 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 480
GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A Korean copper-red decorated white porcelain waterdropper, 19th Century
of rectangular form moulded in relief with a central flowerhead among scrollwork, the petals highlighted in soft tones of underglaze copper-red -- 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) wide.
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