An Yixing waterdropper


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19th/ 20th century

The waterdropper is naturalistically formed as a conch shell supported on three shell-shaped feet, a fourth small shell on top forming the opening. The opening of the spout is at the tip of the shell. Two-character mark wen ji in a rectangular panel.
The stoneware is of a deep purplish brown colour. 
7.5 cm wide

Ceramics > Early Ceramics