A bronze weight-water dropper, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty, 17th century, in the form of a recumbent hound, comfortable but alert, his tail curled up, original patina, 9.5 cm long. Provenance: Estate of John Hilliard, UK, 1997
A Japanese black lacquer Suzuribako, Meiji period (1868-1912), a figure of a scholar on the cover, in gold, silver and porcelain, original metal inkstone and gilt water dropper, four character inscription under the base, 18.2 cm wide, 22 cm deep, original
A pair of porcelain water Droppers, song Dynasty styled in a white glaze, with long spout and short handle, decorated with frogs, fish scales and pearls, Hutian kiln, 7 cm high. Provenance: The Estate of the late David Henwood
A Chinese bronze water Dropper in the antique manner, in the form of a trumpet bell with a broad spreading base having a long slender engraved spout and an applied 'C' shaped handle, the small lid with a dog of fo finial, the body decorated with vertical l
A beautifully potted Chinese celadon water dropper in the shape of a kylin or mythical beast sitting on a fabulous, custom-made carved fruitwood stand. 18th century or earlier. Hairline crack to one back leg. Length 11 cm.
A pair of Chinese Yixing-type stoneware water Droppers, fitting together to form the taijitu, one tan, one dark brown, each with a finialled cover and modelled with a recessed handle, the bodies with incised inscriptions, the covers with the bagua, impress
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