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SANCAI BISCUIT TOAD-FORM WASHER
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 0416

SANCAI BISCUIT TOAD-FORM WASHER

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 3 ⅜ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Christie's Amsterdam, May 12, 1999, lot 269

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

A biscuit frog water pot, crouching with broad head raised, the large bulging eyes centered with dark brown pupils, the hollow body with a large quatrefoil aperture in the back, the stippled skin covered in a green glaze dripping over onto the ochre-glazed rounded rock base.