Chinese famille verte, sancai, biscuit porcelain water-dropper, shuizhu, moulded in the form of Li Tieguai, seated on rockwork, his walking stick beneath his folded arms, wearing a diadem and a gourd on his back forming a water-dropper, his robes in apple green glaze, his head, arms and legs in aubergine, the rock and gourd in yellow, the base unglazed.
3 ½ inches, 9 cm high.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From an important French private collection formed between 1924 and 1941.
- Purchased from Pierre Saqué, 12 Avenue George V, Paris, 3rd April 1929, with label.