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Oriental Art Auction March 2019
Live auction. Auction closed. Number of lots: 418.

Lot 46 - Four Korean water droppers

韓國 水滴一組四件

Lot nr: 46
Reference: 400-290 (€ 1.000 - € 1.300)

The group comprises a blue-glazed fish-shaped water dropper; a blue and white circular water dropper decorated to the surface with a landscape scene; a white-glazed water dropper and cover; a cream and brown glazed peach-form water dropper.

The peach-shaped water dropper with a height of 8.50 cm.
The white glazed water dropper and cover with a height of 7.5 cm.
The blue and white circular water dropper with a height of 3.5 cm and a diameter of 9.0 cm.
The blue glazed fish water dropper with a height of 2.5 cm and a width of 7.5 cm.

Catalogue notes:
Compare a very similar water dropper in the shape of a fish dated to the late 19th century from the Kang Collection in the Metropolitan Museum, New York City, accession no. 2003.549.
Compare a water dropper also decorated with a landscape but of angular form dated to the 19th century in the Honolulu Museum of Art, accession no. 502.1.
Compare a blue and white version of a peach-form water dropper dated to the 19th century in the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, accession no. 01049.

Provenance: a European private collection.


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Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century
3.50 cm. H x 9.00 cm. Ø
1.38 in. H x 3.54 in. Ø

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Reference: 400-290
Lot nr: 46
Auction start time: 23 March 2019 11:00 a.m. GMT+1
Phone and written bids accepted till: 23 March 2019 10:00 a.m. GMT+1

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