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Possibly Kangxi or later

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  • Xupes Reference OR117002
  • Age Possibly Kangxi or later
  • Condition The water dropper is offered in fine overall condition with a small museum restoration to the tip of the pouring spout and a tiny glaze chip on the edge of the spout. The pot may have had a cover although as a water dropper may not have had. Nonetheless a stunning and rare item and a wonderful piece to add to any serious collection!   View More Details



    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.


    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.


    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

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    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • A delightful and rare antique Chinese water dropper or small teapot modeled as a monkey with a large fruit possibly dating from the Kangxi reign or slightly later. The biscuit porcelain figural pot is modeled as a seated monkey his bent arm forming the handle with his other arm holding a large fruit which forms the body of the pot. A pouring spout in the form of a stem is attached to the side. The pot is well detailed with incised and moulded patterns and is decorated in sancai glazes in yellow, brown and green. The base is unglazed and typically not marked.

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