A blanc-de-chine crab-form water dropper 17th/18th century
Lot 379
A blanc-de-chine crab-shaped water dropper 17th/18th century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A blanc-de-chine crab-shaped water dropper
17th/18th century
Modelled as a crab crouched on a lotus leaf, with a circular aperture on its back, and a short spout emerging from under the leaf, covered overall with a milky white glaze.
13.8cm (5¼in) wide

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Ove Stenbeck Collection, no.64

    Exhibited: Den Befriade Penseln. 300 År av Kinesiskt Porslin och Konsthantverk. Collection Stenbeck, Heinola, Finland, 4 June - 3 September 2000
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