An unusual blue and white and underglaze red washer and water dropper, Kangxi
Lot 418
A blue and white and underglaze-red brush washer and water dropper Qing Dynasty
£1,200 - 1,800
US$ 2,000 - 3,100
Lot Details
A blue and white and underglaze-red brush washer and water dropper
Qing Dynasty
Designed as an open lotus leaf with blue exterior and white-glazed interior, supported by three tendrils and flanked by a water-dropper potted as a closed lotus bud.
12cm (4¾in) wide

Footnotes

  • Provenance: A German private collection.

    Compare a similar washer and water dropper from the Baur Collection, Geneva, illustrated in J.Ayers, The Baur Collection: Chinese Ceramics, Geneva, 1968, II, pl.A226.
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