09-14-2018 09-14-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3134B Boston
September 14, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Blue and White Water Dropper

$492$400
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3134B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Water Dropper, China, Ming dynasty style, in the shape of two joined mandarin ducks, one's beak as the spout and a single circular opening (missing cover) to their backs, ht. 3 7/8, wd. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

missing the cover of the opening on top, firing cracks to underside.


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Keywords

China, Asia, Beak, Chinese culture, Dielectrics, Duck, Mandarin Chinese, Ming Dynasty, Porcelain, Pottery, Spout, Tableware