R1229

£2,850

Description

Chinese porcelain blue and white and celadon glazed water dropper in the form of a three-legged toad, moulded with relief nodules covering the body, the chest with a brown glazed slip, the base unglazed.

Qianlong, circa 1780.

4 ½ inches, 11.4 cm long.

 

Condition

Luting line cleaned.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From a private English collection, Newbold Pacey Hall, Worcestershire.
  • The three-legged toad is the familiar of the immortal Liu Hai and helped him travel the world.

 

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