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백자 청화 집 모양 연적 조선
白磁靑畫家形硯滴 朝鮮
Water dropper in the shape of a house

Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
19th century
Porcelain with underglaze blue
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); D. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 2012
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
On this porcelain water dropper in the shape of a traditional Korean house, the tiled roof, lattice doors, and windows are all accentuated in cobalt blue.
Private collection , Kansai (Kyoto-Osaka) area; private collection, Japan (by 1987–2012); Christie's, New York , March 21, 2012, lot 1076, to MMA
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