15 September 2009
A PAIR OF BLANC-DE-CHINE LEAF-FORM CUPS AND A CRAB-FORM WATER DROPPER
The pair of cups raised on leafy stem supports, with branch-form loop handles; the water dropper modeled as a crab on a lotus leaf, the glaze a milky white tone
Cups 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) long, box, wood stands; dropper 6¼ in. (16 cm.) wide, box, wood stand (3)
Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.
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